Author and Job Role: Molly Slominski, Partnerships and Community Safety Officer
Protective Marking: Official
For 2023/24 the Police and Crime Commissioner has made available £383,000 of funding to the Community Safety Fund to ensure continued support to local community, voluntary and faith organisations.
Applications for the Community Safety Fund
Soroptimist International of Woking & District – Women’s Safety Card
To award the Soroptimist International of Woking & District funding of £1,000 for a second printing and distribution of Safety Cards throughout Surrey. The intent is for people to have them on hand if their mobile phone dies so they will have a card with important phone numbers in case of emergency.
Surrey Police – Modern Slavery
To award Surrey Police £326 to purchase awareness raising materials to give out during engagement activities by Surrey Police to raise awareness of modern slavery and human trafficking.
The Commissioner supports the applications to the Community Safety Fund and awards to the following;
- £1,000 to Soroptimist International of Woking & District for Women’s Safety Card
- £326 to Surrey Police for modern slavery awareness materials
Police and Crime Commissioner approval
I approve the recommendation(s):
Signature: Police and Crime Commissioner Lisa Townsend (wet signed copy held at PCC office)
Date: 02 February 2024
All decisions must be added to the decision register.
Areas of consideration
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.
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 advice is taken on an application by application basis.
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.