Commissioner’s Community
Organisation Name
Project Name
Amount Requested
Length of Grant
Max. 12 months
Please indicate which size of grant you are applying for:
Large Grant
£2,501 to £25,000
Submission Deadline Large Grant Round 3 30
November 2018
Submission Deadline Large Grant Round 4 30
November 2019
When complete email to:
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The Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire’s
Community Action Grant
This application form is for non-statutory organisations such as voluntary and community
groups and non-profit making organisations applying for a Community Action Grant. Before
completing your application, please make sure you have read the Guidance Notes and
Information and the Standard Grant Conditions available at
Large Grants
There will be just one round of large grants in 2018-19. To take part in this grant round you
must submit the application by 12 noon on the deadline date stated at the front of the
application. If you submit the application electronically this MUST be followed by a signed hard
copy of the application, received within five working days of the deadline.
The electronic copy to be sent to
The signed hard copy of your application should be sent to:
Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Derbyshire
Constabulary HQ
Decisions will be made by Friday 11
January 2019, and both successful and unsuccessful
applicants will be advised of the outcome no later than two weeks later.
If you are successful, we may then ask to see some of the supplementary information referred
to in the application form (e.g. accounts and Safeguarding policy where available). Subject to
satisfactory checks we will send you a grant agreement to sign.
When completing the application, please:
Adhere to the word limits additional text will not be considered
Respond appropriately to each question only information provided in the answer boxes will
be considered
Be aware that applications are assessed solely on the information given in the application
Assume that assessors have no prior knowledge of your organisation or project
Place a tick in the required boxes as appropriate
We encourage use of Arial 11pt typeface if completing your application electronically
Do not enclose any additional information unless we request it
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Section 1Your Community Action Grant proposal
The following details will be used to initially shortlist projects so please ensure that you
include all relevant information requested (Max 160 words per box, Arial 11pt typeface)
Please ensure you provide statistical data where possible and include both qualitative and
quantitative information. (You will be able to expand on this information further in the following sections).
Summary of proposed project:
Evidence of need for the project:
Who will benefit and how (clear outcomes):
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Police and Crime Plan priorities
Your proposal must relate to at least one of the priorities detailed in the Police and Crime plan. The full
Police and Crime Plan document can be found here
on the Grants page of the Commissioner's website.
Using the following tables, please identify briefly how your project links to one or more of these priorities
1. Working to keep the most vulnerable in our communities safe from crime and harm and
supporting those who unfortunately find themselves a victim of crime.
2. Working to tackle the emerging threats of cyber and cyber enabled crime on individuals,
businesses and communities.
3. Working to tackle the impact of drugs and alcohol on communities.
4. Supporting those with mental health issues, including those with learning difficulties, who
come into contact with the Criminal Justice System, as victim or offender, to get the right
support, from the right agencies at the right time.
5. Working with young people, as victims or offenders, to understand their needs and
prevent them becoming involved in criminal activities.
6. Working with the Constabulary to develop the policing family to be more representative of
the diverse communities it serves.
7. Working with the Constabulary and partners to maximise on the opportunities from
developments in technology.
To help you complete the appropriate tables, please see additional information below:
ACTIVITYBriefly describe who will do what and how
OUTCOMEBriefly describe the anticipated outcomes of each project
PERFORMANCE MEASURESBriefly describe what tools you will use to demonstrate the
change that your project achieves
IMPACT AND BENEFITPlease state what impact the project will have on the local
community and who will benefit from it. Please be as specific as you can. This may be used as
delivery criteria for payments.
TIMELINEPlease provide an indicative timeline, showing the stages and dates by
which you will implement your proposals
The Commissioner will be looking for:
Projects which empower the local community to tackle problems in their neighbourhood
Projects organised by (and involving) community/neighbourhood groups.
Projects that can demonstrate that they can make a difference to local communities.
Projects that take a new approach to tackling long term problems.
Projects that foster good relations between partner agencies and communities and do
not work in isolation.
Additional information regarding eligibility criteria and other useful details can be found by
clicking here.
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EVIDENCE OF NEED - Please tell us what evidence you have of the need for this project
Which geographical location(s) will your organisation work in?
Derby City
Please specify:
Derbyshire County
Please Specify:
Policing Area (North or South
TRACK RECORD OF DELIVERY Please outline your organisation’s track record in delivering
similar projects and working with the target group
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Is this grant for new work, or to support/extend your existing work?
If you are seeking a grant to support existing work, please explain below how and why your
existing approach(es) work well
EXIT STRATEGYIf you are successful what will happen to the project/service/activity when
the funding ends
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION please give any other information you think is relevant to the
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Section 2 - Financial information
Please provide an explanation of what you will be spending the money on if your application is
successful. You don’t need to have a value in every box.
Please remember that the maximum size of the grant is £25,000 and that we need sufficient
detail to assess your application for good value for money and to identify how you plan to
make best use of the available funds.
Type of Spend Total Cost
Staff costs
(please provide a breakdown of costs)
Volunteer costs
(please provide a breakdown of costs)
Operational / activity costs
(please provide a breakdown of costs)
Publicity costs
(please provide a breakdown of costs)
Monitoring and evaluation costs
(please provide a breakdown of costs)
Management and overheads
(please provide a breakdown of costs)
Other (please detail) £
BREAKDOWN AND JUSTIFICATION OF COSTS Please use the box below to justify any
costs which you feel may appear high
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If the total cost of your project is more than the amount requested in the grant application,
please use the table below to explain where the remainder of the money will come from. If
partners are contributing to the finances of the project please also provide these details here.
Source of funding
Total amount
contributing to
project costs
Period of time
that match
funding covers
Can you supply
confirmation of
match funding?
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Section 3 – Your Organisation
Organisation Name
Please give the details of the person in your organisation who will act as the point of contact,
and who can discuss the application in more detail if required.
Title Surname
Forename(s) Position
Address (incl. postcode):
Telephone Telephone
Mobile Fax
Please tell us below of any communication needs your main contact has, including text-phone,
sign language, large print, audiotape, Braille or a community language.
Communication Needs
Please state the month and year in which your organisation was established
Month Year
Please briefly describe your organisation and what it does (maximum of 150 words)
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Please confirm the type of organisation as stated in the governing document, giving the
registration number where appropriate (please complete all those that apply):
Please state below the number of paid workers and volunteers currently in your organisation.
Employees Number Volunteers Number
Full-time paid Active
Part-time paid Not Active
Does your organisation have a set of rules, memorandum of understanding, or
constitution (Governing Document)?
Does your organisation have an active management team/board of trustees of
at least three people (who are unrelated)?
Does your organisation have a bank account in the name of the group, with a
least two unrelated signatories?
If no you will be required to set one up should your application be successful before any monies
can be paid.
Does your organisation have recent signed accounts?
Does your organisation have a policy on financial controls and management?
Does your organisation have appropriate policy/processes for safeguarding
Children and Young People and/or Adults?
If you haven’t got a safeguarding policy we may be able to help you get one if one is
Type of Organisation Registration Number
Registered charity
Not-for-profit company
Social enterprise
Company Limited by Guarantee
Unincorporated and not registered as a charity
(please put a tick in the box if applicable)
Other (please specify)
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What has your annual income and expenditure been in the past two years?
Financial year
Annual income
Reserves at the
end of the year
From To
If you are intending to deliver this project in partnership with other organisations, please advise
who they are and give a brief description of their role. Please only include partners if they have
agreed to be involved in the project (maximum of 50 words per partner). You need to be
prepared to provide evidence of their agreement.
Name of Partner Role
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Section 4 - Finishing your application
Please tick the following boxes to confirm that:
You have answered all of the questions in this application form
You have signed the application form
You have only sent us the information we have asked for and not included any
additional documents
You have e-mailed an electronic copy of this application form to
I confirm that I am authorised to sign on the behalf of the organisation and that all the
information given or referred to in this application form is true and accurate and that all relevant
information has been submitted.
Position in organisation
We are interested to know how you heard about the grant; please indicate all that apply:
Press article - please state publication
Public sector organisation please state
(Home Office, Local Authority, Police & Crime
Commissioner, Police etc.)
Funding website - please state which one
From another local community organisation
(please put a tick in the box)
From a partner organisation
(please put a tick in the box)
Other - please state
Please note that the information provided may be subject to a Freedom of Information
request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (please see Grant Standard Conditions
para 29
When complete email to: