£5 million in funding has been made available by the Home Office for interventions which focus on the prevention of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in public spaces at night. Charities, community and voluntary organisations, social enterprises, cooperatives, Local Authorities, Police and Crime Commissioners, and the Chief Constable of the British Transport Police can bid for up to £300,000 in funding to help women and girls feel safer in the night-time economy, in venues, towns and city centres, and on related routes home in England and Wales. Initiatives should aim to protect those at risk and/or identify and target potential perpetrators of VAWG. Partnership bidding is encouraged. The deadline for applications is 11:59pm on the 1st September 2021. Safety of Women at Night Fund Opens to Applications (England & Wales)
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Sobus is a new Community Development Agency for Hammersmith & Fulham. It has been created through the merger of the Community and Voluntary Sector Association Hammersmith & Fulham (CaVSA) and the Fulham Community Partnership Trust (FCPT). Building on the strengths of both organisations, sobus aims to provide a wider range of support services for local charities, community groups, social enterprises and start up businesses.