Guidance

Development of a whole system approach to female offenders

Ministry of Justice (MOJ) seed funding competition.

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The MOJ is providing £800,000 to support local areas to develop a joined-up, multi-agency approach to improve support for female offenders and other women with complex needs who may be at risk of offending.

£200,000 will be available in each of the financial years from 2016 to 2017through to 2019 to 2020. Applicants are invited to bid for funding over 2 or more years. Bids will also be considered for one-year funding in 2016 to 2017, to support preparatory work in areas that are at the early stages of development.

The timetable for the application and awarding of funds is:

  • 9 November 2016 - Invitation to bid for funding
  • 30 January 2017 – Deadline for bids
  • Early February 2017 – Panel assessment of bids
  • By early/mid-February 2017 – successful bidders notified

The guidance document provides further details of the scheme, eligibility criteria and advice for applicants.

Applicants must submit the application form to cjwst@justice.gsi.gov.uk, not later than 12 noon on Monday 30 January 2017.

Published 9 November 2016