Safer Streets Fund application process

Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) and local authorities can apply for funding for crime prevention plans in areas affected by high levels of neighbourhood crime, such as burglary and robbery.


Safer Streets Fund 2021 to 2022: prospectus

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The Safer Streets Fund enables PCCs and local authorities to bid for investment in initiatives, such as street lighting and home security, that have been proven to prevent neighbourhood crime.

The fund aims to:

  • reduce neighbourhood crime in areas that receive funding, making residents safer and reducing demand on the police
  • build evidence to strengthen the case for future investment in targeted crime prevention
  • grow local capability to undertake data driven problem solving approaches to crime prevention

The prospectus covers:

  • area eligibility
  • what can be funded
  • implementation support and evaluation
  • fund timeline

Bidding period

This funding round is now closed and we have published details of the next funding round.

Published 26 January 2020
Last updated 3 June 2021 + show all updates
  1. Funding round 3 has now been announced.

  2. Updated for launch of Safer streets fund 2021-2022.

  3. Updated link to Contract Finder portal.

  4. First published.