19 January 2021

Applications are now open for grants under the Building Safer Communities Program to support innovative approaches to address the causes of offending, crime and community safety.
Councils, not-for-profit organisations and other stakeholders will have the opportunity to apply for grant funding under two grant streams:
1. Creating Safer Places: $25,000 to $300,000 grants for councils to undertake urban design projects that apply an inclusive environmental design approach to deter crime, increase safety and activate public places.
2. Crime Prevention Innovation Fund: grants of between $25,000 and $300,000 for councils, not for profit community organisations and other specialist organisations for partnership projects that deliver and evaluate innovative community safety and crime prevention initiatives.

Applications for the Creating Safer Places and Crime Prevention Innovation Fund grants close at 4pm on the 15ht of March 2021. For further information, please use the following link:

Tania Maxwell

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