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27 organisations to receive OPCC grants as part of a bid to tackle antisocial behaviour

A total of £61k has been awarded to 27 organisations and community groups across Devon and Cornwall in Police and Crime Commissioner’s Alison Hernandez’s small grant scheme.

27 organisations to receive OPCC grants as part of a bid to tackle antisocial behaviour


Safe, resilient and connected communities are at the heart of the commissioner’s Police and Crime Plan.

This fund was made available for community groups and organisations on projects that will have a positive impact on antisocial behaviour and to drive locally-led initiatives to help communities help themselves.

Each year the Office of Police and Crime Commissioner provides funding to a range of organisations beyond the police to support the delivery of initiatives and programmes to keep people safe and  prevent low-level crime.

“When out and about engaging with our communities, I regularly hear that ASB is something that affects people’s day-to-day lives,” said Alison.

“While for some people this may not be a big concern, for many it affects their quality of life each and every day and I want everyone in Devon, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to feel safe in the areas where they live, work and play.

“There is some great innovative work taking place across Cornwall, Devon and the isles of Scilly and I am pleased to be able to provide support which will make these projects even more impactful. I look forward to seeing how they develop in the coming year.”


Full list of awards made


Bank Youth Project – Ashburton - £2500

Culm Sampford Youth Football - £590

Totnes Youth Leisure Nights - £2118

Tavistock street pastors maintenance and expansion of volunteers - £750

ENGAGE THE CAGE! – Kingsbridge - £2500

DrugSense Sidmouth Colledge - £1835

MH training for Haven volunteers – Paignton - £200

Holsworthy Youth Club - £2500

Youth Genesis - Cranbrook - £2447

School Social Responsibility Programme – Sidmouth - £2467

Log-It – St Davids - £2500

Bridge project Ivybridge YFC - £1665

Bungalow Youth Project Buckfastleigh - £2131

Dartmoor Zoo Superkids - £2500

Investing in Youth - £2495

Imagine and So Fly (youth) - £2500

Parents Support – Teignbridge - £2500

Rectory Residents Association – Stoke £1700



Creation Fest – Wadebridge - £2500

Skill up & be Well - Cosgarne Hall - £2000

Young People Leading Young People – Camborne - £2400

St Petrocs Cold Weather Provision - £2500

Roaming – Breadline Penzance - £2500

The Friday Night Project – Saltash - £2500

St Austell BID – body worn cameras - £2340

New Skills Academy Bodmin - £2050

Believe – Falmouth - £2128