Commissioner’s Community Fund

More funding than ever before is going towards community safety in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

It will deliver what’s important to local people based on the four priorities set out in the Commissioner’s Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy.

Money has been allocated to local areas through three community funding streams by Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Ellis…

 Commissioner's People Power Fund - Community groups can apply for grants between £100 and £3,000  Commissioner's Proceeds of Crime Fund - Key partner agencies can apply for grants between £3,000 and £15,000  Commissioner's Locality Deal Fund - Local councils have received more money than ever before to make their areas safer


YOYO – Eccleshall receive People Power Funding.

YOYO received £3,000 for their outreach work with youngsters in the Eccleshall area.    

Young footballers get support of Police and Crime Commissioner

Young Newcastle footballers are being encouraged to improve their self-esteem, create new friendships and kick bad habits into the back of the net – thanks to help from the Staffordshire Police and Crime Commissioner. Chesterton AFC received £2971 from the PCC’s People Power Fund, whi

Sporting sessions score top marks

An organisation in Stoke-on-Trent is providing sporting activities for young people thanks to a grant from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s People Power Fund. The ‘Friday Night Club’, run by Port Vale Foundation Trust, is aiming to reduce anti-social behaviour across the north of S

Students hit the mark with boxing club

A Stafford project has been awarded £6,700 from the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Proceeds of Crime Fund. The Right Stuff Boxing Academy runs the ‘Safer Schools Box Clever’ project with Schools in the Stafford Borough area, aiming to engage young people in positive activities and re