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Commissioner's Community Action Fund Year 3 Allocation for Quarter 4

 CCAF and PCT logos 

Local communities and voluntary organisations across Avon and Somerset have received over £75,000 as part of Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens Community Action Fund (CCAF).

Twenty-four projects across Avon and Somerset were allocated funding for Quarter 4 of the third year of the fund.

The Commissioner's Community Action Fund is now closed pending the May 2016 PCC election.


Name and description Area Amount 

Ignite Youth Group

A small grant towards equipment for a youth club in South Gloucestershire. 

South Gloucestershire  £500.00 

Changing Tunes

Funding towards the group's work in Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset, working with ex-offenders to develop their musical skills.

Bristol, South Gloucestershire & North Somerset  £4,000.00 

Bedminster Down Secondary School

A new boxing class for female students, with links to the local beat team as part of the 'Think Family' approach.

Bristol  £1,950.00 

Yeovil Crime Reduction Team

Funding to replace analogue radios with digital technology to support work to reduce crime in Yeovil town centre.

Somerset  £4,000.00 

BOS Community Theatre Group

A contribution towards an art project working with families in Burnham and Highbridge. 

Somerset  £1,000.00 

Cutcombe Parish Council

 Funds to upgrade cameras at a key strategic location in Cutcombe.

Somerset £3,955.00

Crisis Centre Ministries

A conditional grant towards the recently re-launched 'LIFE' course for clients with a history of homelessness and addiction.

Bristol £4,000.00

Lions Brass 4 Youth

 A grant towards a youth brass band, based in Clevedon.

North Somerset £1,000.00

Bridgwater YMCA

 Installation of CCTV at the YMCA's hostel for homeless families in Sedgemoor.

Somerset £3,771.00

Friends of Horfield Common

An outreach project in Stoke park which will work with young people in conservation activities with the aim of reducing ASB.

Bristol £4,000.00

Bristol Rovers Community Trust

Equipment for the Trust to enhance their football and engagement programmes with young people.

Bristol £4,000.00

St Peters Activity and Resource Centre

 Funding to support a new advice facility in South Bristol.

Bristol £4,000.00

Taunton YMCA

 Term time youth provision for 11-19 year olds in Taunton.

Somerset £4,000.00

Off the Record

 Free counselling for young people in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

Bristol & South Gloucestershire £4,000.00

Somerset and Avon Rape and Sexual Abuse Support

Translation of an existing self help guide for female victims or rape and development of a resource for male victims.

Forcewide £5,000.00

One Community Trust Keynsham (One CT)

A programme of outward bound trips for young people in Keynsham.

Bath and North East Somerset £1,000.00

Somerset Art Works

Funding to support youth work to regenerate a piece of unused land. 

Somerset £1,000.00

Creative Youth Network

A grant towards a project which aims to work with young people with severe behavioural, emotional and social difficulties in Bristol.

Bristol £4,000.00

Mendip YMCA


Somerset £4,000.00

Princes Trust

A project which will seek to break down barriers between young people and the Police with the aim of preventing crime and ASB.

Forcewide £5,000.00


A project working in partnership with Bristol City Council measuring the level and types of homophobic hate crime.

Forcewide £3,500.00

Black South West Network

 A grant towards 'The Street to the Boardroom' an educational project directed at Young Offenders aged 13-16 years of age and potential young offenders. 

Bristol £4,900.00

Crimestoppers South West

The funds will be spent in support of the Bristol based, key project 'What Would You Do?', a multi-agency initiative to help young people who are facing different street conflict where they live or go to school.

Bristol £5,000.00
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