Violence Reduction Fund
The violence reduction fund allows us to award funding to community based projects which play an important role in the fight to reduce crime.
Community groups from Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield have all been successful in the first round of the South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Fund, with some covering the whole of South Yorkshire.
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Cathedral Archer Project
This project provides support to vulnerable men and women with a history of violent behaviour, either as a perpetrator or a victim, criminality and those who are transitioning from prison into the workplace to enable their lives to become positively transformed.
Almond Boxing Academy
The violence reduction fund has helped Almond Boxing Club to buy appliances for new kitchen to allow provision of diet and nutrition course and to buy equipment for the gym for a new cardio vascular area. The club has also been able to support 19 young people who have been excluded from school and/or involved in criminal activity were with the funding.
RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity
RFEA – The Forces Employment Charity, has received a significant funding boost of over £16,000 from South Yorkshire Violence Reduction Fund, to support its successful Project Nova scheme.