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Commissioner's Community Action Fund

To apply for the Commissioner’s Community Action Fund please fill in the application form.

What is the Commissioner's Community Action Fund for?

Grant Criteria

The CCAF is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Avon and Somerset in order to enable communities to come together and tackle issues in their local area relating to the priorities set out in the Police Crime Plan

When reviewing your application Trustees will be looking to ensure that:

  • Bids must evidence value for money and be realistic and deliverable with any financial dependencies clearly identified.
  • Supporting comments from your local police team or other organisations are welcomed.
  • Grants will be awarded with the aspiration of equitable coverage across the force area.

Who can apply?

Community and other local voluntary organisations in the Avon and Somerset police force area.

What value can you apply for?

Grants of up to £3,000 are usually awarded.

This grant will not support:

  • Individuals
  • Expeditions or trips
  • Replacement of statutory funding or salaries
  • Bursaries or scholarships
  • Projects outside Avon and Somerset
  • Building costs are given a very low priority.

The Trust Manager will happily talk through any problems you may have in filling out the form (telephone 01278 645329).

The Trustees usually meet in January, April, July and October. Applications need to be received by:

Application DeadlineDecision date
1 June End of July
1 September End of October
1 December End of January
1 March End of April