Community Safety Funding

West Marsh Wallet funding pot open for applications for projects improving community safety in central area of West Marsh

The West Marsh Wallet is a pot of grant funding available to run projects in a very specific part of West Marsh. The funding is administered through VANEL and the closing date is 23rd September 2021. A panel will then select projects to be funded.

The funding is very specific and must tackle issues related to community safety in a designated area of West Marsh. The funding is available as part of the Safer Streets West Marsh inititaive which is funded through the Humberside Police and Crime Commissioner and is being delivered by a range of partners.

All the information about the West Marsh Wallet can be found on the VANEL website here including the application form.

Please get applying!

A bit more general information:

This grant scheme has a total of £20,000 to support a specific area within the West Marsh Ward of Grimsby and accepts applications from voluntary, community and not for profit organisations in North East Lincolnshire (ideally experienced in delivering services in that specific area) that can clearly demonstrate how their project contributes to the following:

1. Target Area of Benefit: 

Projects must impact the specific geographical area within West Marsh Ward covered by parts of the Lower Super Output Areas E01013221/E01013222/E01013219. The target area is outlined in blue on the map on the website, this being the streets surrounded by and including Earl Street; Lord Street; Boulevard Avenue and Macaulay Street. 

Groups in areas that surround this geography can apply if they can clearly demonstrate that their project will positively impact the residents living in the target area outlined in blue.

2. Programme Priorities:

All projects need to address one or more of the Safer Streets 2 priorities listed below:

– Designing out crime

– Making environmental improvements

– Tackling drug dealing/substance misuse

– Reducing/preventing acquisitive crime

– Preventing/tackling anti-social behaviour


The closing date is 5pm on 23rd September 2021

Grant Limits

Applicants may apply for a grant of any amount up to £20,000 maximum.

Match funding in kind or cash is encouraged for all bids.

Projects must be fully completed on or before 31st March 2022.

Whether small or large your project will need to demonstrate or consider how sustainability for the project will be achieved beyond your project end date or 31st March 2022 if it differs.

For further details or to apply for a grant please contact: 

Richard Wendel-Jones at VANEL by email: or telephone: 01472 361043

or look on VANEL website at: