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South Yorkshire community groups to benefit from latest round of fire funding

Charities and community groups are being invited to bid for the latest round of funding made available by the county’s Fire Authority.

The application process will open on 1 September and close at midday on 29 September for the third round of South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Authority’s Safer Stronger Communities Reserve fund, which aims to support the work of local communities to reduce fires and other emergencies.

The maximum amount of money available for each project is £100,000 and the minimum amount is £5,000. Projects should run for up to two years. More than 40 projects were given grants as part of two previous open bidding processes.

The latest funding will be allocated for projects which meet specific criteria, which include tackling water safety, arson and road traffic collisions. Other key priorities include working with those with mental health issues, people from excluded groups including BAME and faith communities and health and social care issues.

For more information email ttranter@syfire.gov.uk.

SSCR Presentation

Information Pack Round 3

Expression of interest for grant funding

SYFR commitment to equality and inclusion

Previous funding projects

Fakes cause fires presentation

Dementia fire and home safety project presentation

Crisis presentation

We now have the final details for the SSCR drop in day later this month, due to level of interest we have decided to allocate time slots to avoid waiting times. The information session will run from 9:45am with the last slot available being 2pm. We are allocating 20 minutes per slot and these will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If you wish to attend please get in touch and I will advise on the times available.

Details of the day are:

Wednesday 30 August 2017
SYFR Training and Development Centre, Beaver Hill Road, Handsworth, Sheffield, S13 9QA

We will not have copies of information packs available on the day, so please use this link where copies are available SYFR – SSCR Funding

This content was last updated on September 14th, 2017