Covid-19 Funding

*** Deadline for applications has been extended until 4pm on Friday 5 June ***

 

The Ministry of Justice have made extra funding available for charities and organisations that are providing tailored support services to victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.  This is part of the announced Government package of £76m extra funding to support victims and survivors of domestic abuse, sexual violence, vulnerable children and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funding is being made available for a six month period (covering March to the end of October 2020) to address the additional costs and pressures for charities and organisations in relation to the impact of Covid-19.  

Funding Criteria
 

  • Funding is available to charity and social enterprises of any size 
  • Charities and organisations must provide tailored support to victims of domestic abuse and or victims of sexual violence 
  • Funding is available to support victims of sexual abuse and sexual violence in Wiltshire and Swindon
  • Charities and organisations do not have to be domestic abuse charities/organisations but as part of their work must have a tailored offer of support for victims of  domestic abuse and or sexual violence 

 

Funding available 

The maximum available amount for Wiltshire and Swindon for the period from 24 March 2020 to 31 October 2020 inclusive is £244,000  as allocated below:

  • In total £122,000 is available to charities and organisations that support victims of  domestic abuse that the PCC for Wiltshire and Swindon currently commissions.
     
  • In total £61,000 is available to charities and organisations that support victims of  domestic abuse that are not currently commissioned by the PCC for Wiltshire and Swindon    
     
  • In total £61,000 is available to charities and organisations that support victims of sexual violence whether already commissioned or not by the PCC for Wiltshire and Swindon
     
  • There is no upper limit for any individual application.                                                                

 

To apply        

Please complete the application form and return to OPCC Victims and Vulnerability Commissioning Manager Maria Milton by email: pcc@wiltshire.pnn.police.uk

The deadline for the receipt of any bids made to the PCC is 4pm on Friday 5 June 2020


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Further information

Further information and guidance is available  to download below or is available on the Ministry of Justice's website.

For more support please contact OPCC Victims and Vulnerability Commissioning Manager Maria Milton by emailing pcc@wiltshire.pnn.police.uk

 

Additional Funding Streams

Other funds are being made available through the National Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Fund for organisations already in receipt of such funding.  The Home Office is supporting organisations working on a national basis to support victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence.  Further detail of these funds can be found here:

National Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Fund

Covid-19 Extraordinary Funding for Domestic Abuse Support Services