PCC Police Community Fund 2022/23

Organisation: Cefn Golau Together
Amount Awarded: £11,574.
Locality: Blaenau Gwent.
Purpose: Towards the Nip it in the Bud Project. The project will run activities for the whole community but with specific projects for families, children and young adults to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing whilst promoting a sense of community belonging, mutual respect and responsibility. Activities include sport, environmental conservation, horticulture and local food initiatives. This approach will give the young people a sense of pride and ownership and reduce the risk of anti-social behaviour once the project is complete.

Organisation: Newport Yemeni Community Association (NYCA)
Amount Awarded: £43,070.
Locality: Newport.
Purpose: To a NYCA Youth Empowerment Programme which will provide a preventative programme providing options for the young people to get involved, engaged and empowered to make positive life choices. This will be provided via various aspects: sports activities, tuition/one to one support, provision of positive role models, providing the opportunity for young people to develop a voice in the community whilst also strengthening relationships between the young people and the local policing team.

Organisation: County in the Community
Amount Awarded: £11,307.50.
Locality: Newport.
Purpose: To deliver the Premier League Kicks Project in Ringland. Weekly sessions will be provided on a Friday outside of school hours and in school holidays. Learning opportunities will also be provided to improve young people’s development and wellbeing.

Organisation: Empire Fighting Chance
Amount Awarded: £15,158.40.
Locality: Torfaen.
Purpose: Towards the Fighting Crime in Torfaen Project. The project will combine non-contact boxing and intensive personal support, for young people from Torfaen who are at risk of entering the criminal justice system. Young people will be recruited via referral partners, including schools, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) and Gwent Police and be referred to one of two programmes, that will be delivered in schools and other community settings: Training with Champions for young people who will participate in a 20-week programme combining boxing, psychological support and mentoring; or Boxing Therapy for young people experiencing more acute issues where they will participate in a 12-week programme combining therapy with boxing training.

Decision log: 2021-031-pcc-police-community-fund.pdf