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Hate Crime Awareness Week – PCC Small Grants Scheme 2016

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Guidance

Introduction:

The North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded funding (Up to £1500 in total for N.W. Wales and up to £1500 for N.E. Wales) to support community groups across the six counties to raise awareness of Hate Crime during Hate Crime Awareness Week (Saturday 8th to Friday 14th October)

Applications are invited from eligible groups to access these funds which will be administered by the Regional Community Cohesion Co-ordinators. Applications from North East Wales (Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham) will be handled by Mandy Burrows and similarly applications from North West Wales (Anglesey, Gwynedd and Conwy) will be handled by Tony Wyn Jones.

The closing date for applications is 22.9.16.

Purpose:

To fund hate crime projects that:

Qualifying criteria:
To be eligible to apply, each applicant must fit the following criteria:

Who cannot apply:

Applications from individuals will not be accepted.  This of course does not include an individual applying on behalf of an organisation. 

Assessing Applications:

A Community Cohesion Panel consisting of representatives from each sub region will assess and score applications against agreed criteria as follows:

Note: The Responsible Officers must keep records and retain receipts and invoices in relation to monies spent in order to allow access to these by the OPCC’s internal and external auditors should it be required. 

When To Apply:

Applications will be accepted with immediate effect, but must be returned to the address given by 5pm on the 22th of September 2016 to be eligible. Any late applications must be by exception and will be considered at the discretion of the designated grant responsible officer.

How To Apply:

What happens next:

You will be notified if your application has been successful or not with an email where possible (or letter) by 27.9.16 . If you are unsuccessful the email/letter will explain why

Project Completion Report:

You are required to submit a brief project completion report as soon as the funding has been spent together with a your project invoice and accompanying  receipts.

The report will record actual achievements and results against stated objectives. If elements of the project did not proceed, reasons will need to be made clear.

If your report is not is not satisfactory, the panel might request further explanations concerning the use of the grant.  You will not be eligible to receive an award until after you have returned a satisfactory Project Completion Report. Payment will be made in arrears.

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