Decision Log 044/2020 – Community Safety Fund Applications – October 2020

Decision Log 044/2020 – Community Safety Fund Applications – October 2020

Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey – Decision Making Record

Community Safety Fund Applications – October 2020

Decision number:            44/2020

Author and Job Role: Sarah Haywood, Commissioning and Policy Lead for Community Safety

Protective Marking:  Official

Executive Summary:

For 2020/21 the Police and Crime Commissioner has made available £533,333.50 of funding to ensure continued support to local community, voluntary and faith organisations.

Applications for Small Grant Awards up to £5000 – Community Safety Fund

Runnymede Borough Council – Junior Citizen

To award Runnymede Borough Council £2,500 towards the purchase of the Junior Citizen Handbook which will be given to all children in year 6 to inform them of vital life skills.

Surrey Police – Kick Off @ 3

To award Surrey Police £2,650 to support the delivery of the Kick Off @ 3 programme. Surrey Police are leading in supporting a football tournament in Woking with the aim of development and supporting young people from BAME backgrounds and building relationships with the community. Kick Off @ 3 started in the Met where a PC designed the concept in order to build connections with the local BAME community. Surrey Police are working with partners including, Woking Borough Council, the charity Fearless and Chelsea FC to put on this event to support our community and build those relationships. The aim would also to provide them opportunities to engage with partners at the same time of this event.

Recommendation

The Commissioner supports the core service applications and small grants applications to the Community Safety Fund and awards to the following;

  • £2,500 to Runnymede Borough Council for the Junior Citizen Booklets
  • £2,650 to Surrey Police for Kick Off @ 3

Police and Crime Commissioner Approval

I approve the recommendation(s):

Signature: David Munro (wet signature on hard copy)

Date: 16th October

All decisions must be added to the decision register.

Areas of consideration

Consultation

Consultation has taken place with appropriate lead officers depending on the application. All applications have been asked to supply evidence of any consultation and community engagement.

Financial implications

All applications have been asked to confirm the organisation hold accurate financial information. They are also asked to include the total costs of the project with breakdown where the money will be spent; any additional funding secured or applied for and plans for on-going funding. The Community Safety Fund Decision Panel/ Community Safety and Victims policy officers considers the financial risks and opportunities when looking at each application.

Legal

Legal advice is taken on an application by application basis.

Risks

The Community Safety Fund Decision Panel and policy officers considers any risks in the allocation of funding. It is also part of the process to consider when refusing an application the service delivery risks if appropriate.

Equality and diversity

Each application will be requested to supply appropriate equality and diversity information as part of the monitoring requirements. All applicants are expected to adhere to the Equality Act 2010

Risks to human rights

Each application will be requested to supply appropriate human rights information as part of the monitoring requirements. All applicants are expected to adhere to the Human Rights Act.

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