The Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent has agreed to award grant funding from the PCC Police Community Fund to seven projects totalling £151,934.67. Additionally, four projects funded in 2019/20, were in principle awarded year two funding, subject to satisfactory reporting and continuing compliance with terms and conditions of grant. This brings the allocation of 2020/21 funding to a total of £298,838.39.
The successful projects receiving year one funding are listed below:
2020/21 Grant Awards (April 2020 – March 2021):
Bridge to Cross Charitable Trust - £15,000 towards the 7 Corners – Outreach Hotspot Project, which will deliver outreach support work and activities to young people who have reached a point of crisis.
Changing Gearz - £15,000 to deliver the Inspirational DJ Project, which will provide weekly workshops ins DJing, music production etc., build up mentoring and training skills in young people and provide the opportunity to gain qualifications that can lead to further employment options.
The Hwb Torfaen - £15,000 towards the delivery of the Hwb Blaenavon Project. Providing a youth provision at the Hwb, which includes evening youth clubs, project work and educational provisions.
St Michaels Amateur Boxing Club - £14,365.30 to deliver the Give it a go – Boxing and Fitness project. This will engage and educate young people by using IT, sourcing educational information and providing an appropriate environment to release cathartic aggression and frustrations.
Tredegar Park Primary School - £7,588.75 to deliver the Open Communication Project at the Forest Family Centre outside of school hours. This will provide drop in facilities for 7 to 11 year olds to identify individual or group problems and provide positive workable solutions.
Community House - £48,351 towards the delivery of the Maindee Youth ‘School’s Out’ Project, which provides youth work sessions during school holidays that includes educational trips and centre based activities for young people.
Cyfannol Women’s Aid - £36,629.62 towards a therapeutic, safe and accessible fixed play area and therapeutic intervention for all children and young people who reside at the refuge.
The following projects funded in 2019/20 have, in principle, been awarded year two funding subject to satisfactory reporting:
Bryn Farm & Coed Cae Interact - £40,151
Urban Circle - £50,000
Cwmbran Centre for Young People - £40,314.72
The Gap Wales - £16,438