Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) Funding
YOUR CHOICE ONLINE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
POCA money has been made available to spend in the Birmingham area.
Who can apply?
Local residents, charities, community and voluntary groups, schools and statutory agencies benefiting those that live in Birmingham.
How much can we apply for?
We are looking to fund as many as possible. To ensure that a number of projects can be funded you can apply up to a maximum of £1250.00 per project idea. You can submit more than one project but the total per group must not exceed£1,250.
What can we spend the money on?
Funds can be spent on any worthwhile community project that meets the following criteria contributes to raising the awareness of the dangers of using ‘loan sharks’ promotes legal, affordable credit options to prevent people from using loan sharks promotes financial management/budgeting to prevent people from using loan sharks preventing crime and disorder and promoting the stop loan sharks message
Grants cannot be made for staffing costs or to fund existing projects.
How will the money be allocated?
Each organisation who submits an application will have their project idea put online. Residents will be encouraged to vote for their favourite project and the winners will be those receiving the highest number of votes.
How do I apply?
You need to request an application form from via email. Full details are on the application form. Closing date for completed applications-noon 23/8/16.
E mail Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org for the application form.