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Road Safety Fund

The Road Safety Fund is funded by Avon and Somerset Police to support community programmes tackle road traffic injury prevention.

The Trustees normally award Road Safety grants up to a maximum of £5,000. If your project exceeds this figure, contact the Trust Manager by email at

What is the grant criteria?

When reviewing your application, Trustees will be looking to ensure that the Trusts aims and objectives are met:

  • To increase improvements in Road Safety to reduce accidents and casualty figures in Avon and Somerset 

  • To improve education and training for children, young people, learners and inexperienced drivers

  • To support local communities to increase road safety and become safer, better places to live

  • To reduce the economic and the personal costs of fatalities and serious injuries

  • To support and work with Road Safety to the public to deliver better driving

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 £5,000 are usually awarded.

What will this grant 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
  • Further applications within a period of three years
How to apply for a Road Safety grant

To apply for a grant from the Road Safety Fund, complete the online form.

If you have any problems completing the form, contact the Trust Manager by email at

Application deadlines

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

If you wish to apply for funding in relation to a Community Speedwatch scheme, do not use this form. For more details on Community Speedwatch go to the Community SpeedWatch page.