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The Kent Police Property Fund is generated from the sale, at auction, of items seized in police operations. If you are a local, charitable organisation with a clear connection to Kent, you're welcome to apply.
Before you apply
Before applying, please consider the following criteria: The projects supported by Police Property Act Fund donations must be for charitable purposes and must benefit the residents of Kent. The aims of a project must include one or more of the following.
1. To support people who are or have been • victims of crime • vulnerable to crime
2. To improve the quality of life for residents by initiatives which • prevent crime or reduce the fear of crime • divert people, especially young people, away from crime • reduce drug and alcohol abuse • reduce re-offending
3. To promote greater co-operation between the police and local communities by • encouraging the development of a positive relationship between members of local communities and the police, especially those sections of the community which are currently under-represented in the police service. • improving informed community engagement in the policing of Kent. • developing local partnerships which have a relevance to policing in Kent and relationships between police and the community.
Please note, we are unable to give donations for: • Paying staff wages or to go towards the purchase of buildings or vehicles • Individual sponsorship for taking part in activities such as a walk/swim/ride (although the organisation itself may be considered) • Memorial funds • Core Kent Police activities • Applicants who have received a previous donation in the same year • National charitable organisations
How to apply
Property Fund decisions are made twice a year, in May and November. Organisations wishing to apply for funding from the Property Fund should register their interest by completing the attached form and emailing firstname.lastname@example.org