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 £275,000 for the Children and Young People’s Fund which is a dedicated resource to support activities and groups who work with children and young people across Surrey stay safe.
Application for the Children & Young People’s Fund
Surrey Care Trust – STEPS Alternative Learning Centre
To award Surrey Care Trust £4,526 for STEPS Alternative Learning Centre to provide funding for two terms of targeted modules of crime prevention education such as drug awareness, sexual exploitation and life skills support including social skills and decision making. STEPs provide an Alternative Learning provision for 14-16 year olds outside of mainstream education.
Surrey Police – Elmbridge Young Persons Awards
To award Surrey Police £2,000 to hold the Elmbridge Young Persons Awards. Local schools, Police, youth clubs and youth services nominate young people aged 8-18 who display bravery, courage, kindness and other qualities over the last year. Nominated young persons will be invited to Imber Court in November 2023 with their families to receive their award.
The Commissioner supports the applications to the Community Safety Fund and the Children and Young People’s Fund and awards to the following;
- £4,526 to Surrey Care Trust to fund targeted modules at the STEPS Alternative Learning Centre
- £2,000 to Surrey Police for the Elmbridge Youth Awards
Police and Crime Commissioner Approval
I approve the recommendation(s):
Signature: Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey Lisa Townsend (wet signed copy held at PCC office)
Date: 30 October 2023
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.