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The Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund is now open for applications


The South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Unit are offering voluntary organisations and community groups the opportunity to apply for up to £20,000 funding to help prevent domestic abuse.

The Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund is now open for applications from projects that will work to prevent and reduce violence across South Yorkshire, focused on the primary and secondary prevention of domestic abuse.

We are looking for initiatives that focus on:

  • Activities that promote positive, cohesive and healthy relationships
  • Activities with all ages that talk about feelings and emotions, being aware of them and channelling them
  • Community activity for young people, adults and families
  • Diversionary activity
  • Mental health projects
  • Training (in and out of school settings, e.g. youth clubs, community centres, gyms)
  • Upskilling the workforce and volunteers (in and out of schools)
  • Work linked to the new Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) curriculum

To find out about applying for a grant (up to a maximum of £20,000) please click on the below links for information:

Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund Application Form Guidance Notes

Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund FAQ

Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund Additional Information

Domestic Abuse Prevention Fund Application Form 2020.21

The closing date for applications is Friday, 7 August at 5pm.

Download the application form

Sucessful fund recipients


Fund recipients

Recipient Project Funding amount
Clifton Learning Partnership Clifton Learning Partnership £8,826
Haven and IDAS Haven and IDAS £38,760
RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity £16,000
The Exodus Project The Exodus Project £18,046
Big Brother Burngreave Big Brother Burngreave £11,730
Fresh Woodhouse Youth Club Fresh Woodhouse Youth Club £6,510
Maan Somali Mental Health Association Maan Somali Mental Health Association £18,596
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council £20,000
Fight For Good Fight For Good £39,181
Greenacre School Greenacre School £20,000
Grimesthorpe Family Centre Grimesthorpe Family Centre £12,000