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:
- 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
- Engagement and/ or education in key communities where there are cultures known to be at risk.
- To improve public awareness of measures to protect against cyber crime
- 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.