Grant funding available to prevent FGM and Cyber Crime

Article date
8 August 2017
Primary interest
Funding and Fundraising

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley has launched a grant fund to improve prevention and early intervention in the areas of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and Cyber Crime. Specifically, bids are invited from organisations for projects which meet one or more of the following criteria:

Tackling FGM

  1. Training or other initiatives for key professionals (e.g. teachers, lawyers, health visitors, safeguarding leads) to encourage reporting and improve knowledge and the use of appropriate referral pathways
  2. Engagement and/ or education in key communities where there are cultures known to be at risk.

Cyber Crime

  1. To improve public awareness of measures to protect against cyber crime
  2. To deliver targeted cyber-crime prevention activities to those at either end of the age spectrum.

The grant application process will close on 5 September 2017 at 4:00 pm.

Further details of the application process


Sarah Morland

As RVA's Partnership Manager, I seek and develop cross-sector partnership opportunities, facilitating communications between the voluntary sector and statutory agencies. I give advice and support on: planning, developing and promoting services and measuring impact.