Local Action Fund

Purpose of Grant

To provide groups and organisations financial support to provide targeted diversionary programmes for young people.

Who can apply

Groups and organisations promoting community safety activities in Dundee.

Who cannot apply

  • Groups and organisations whose aims are not compatible with those of Dundee Community Safety Partnership.
  • Groups and organisations outwith Dundee.
  • Organisations and groups whose aims are not consistent with the Council's Equal Opportunities Policies.

Essential Criteria

Funds will be given to support groups or organisations who will focus on some or all of the following:

  • Youths causing annoyance hotspots
  • Targeted provision e.g. motorbike crime, fire setting
  • Partnership working
  • Focus on alcohol, drugs issues
  • Links to identified Local Community Planning Partnership community safety issues

The application should highlight:

  • Who is to be involved
  • What the activity is trying to achieve
  • How this will be done
  • What will show if it is successful
  • How it relates to key Community Safety Priorities (summarised below)

Additional information

Community Safety Priorities

  • Impact of crime on individuals, communities and business
  • Antisocial Behaviour
  • Youth disorder
  • Violent crime
  • Sexual offences
  • Fire safety
  • Road safety

Community Safety Cross Cutting Themes

  • Personal safety
  • Public protection
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Reassurance
  • Risk and vulnerability

Our focus will be on prevention and early intervention. Our delivery will be intelligence led.

If successful, the organisation should retain and provide a short financial record of the grant expenditure and submit a brief report of their activities.

A report format will be provided on notification of a successful award.

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Contact information

If you need any more information about this grant before you complete an application form, please contact:

Name of Lead Officer: Steve Laurence, Community Safety Co-ordinator, Community Safety and Protection
Email of the Lead Officer: steve.laurence@dundeecity.gov.uk
Phone number: 01382 436302
Postal address: Neighbourhood Services
3 Sinclair Street