Grant Funding available to prevent Female Genital Mutilation or Cyber-Crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley has today launched a grant fund to improve prevention and early intervention in the areas of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or Cyber Crime. Specifically, bids are invited from organisations for projects which meet one or more of the following criteria:-
Tackling FGM
a) Training or other initiatives for key professionals (e.g. teachers, lawyers, health visitors, safeguarding leads) to encourage reporting and improve knowledge and the use of appropriate referral pathways.
b) Engagement and/ or education in key communities where there are cultures known to be at risk.
Cyber Crime
a) To improve public awareness of measures to protect against cyber-crime.
b) To deliver targeted cyber-crime prevention activities to those at either end of the age spectrum
The grant application process will close on 16.00hrs on the 5 September 2017
More information including the application guidance and the application form can be found by visiting:
Candy Heinrich
PR and Communication Officer
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
The Farmhouse
Thames Valley Police Headquarters
Kidlington OX5 2NX