Decision details

Decision Maker: Assistant Director (Partnerships)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The OPFCC provides funding to Tendring District Council on an annual basis for projects that support Community Safety across Tendring. Each individual application is assess by the Partnership to determine whether it meets the strategic priorities of the District to reduce crime and enhance community safety.
Cllr Lynda McWilliams is the Chair of the Community Safety Partnership.
5 Projects have been agreed by the partnership to be grant funded as follows:
UTurn - Knife Crime reduction programme (£2,750)
Colchester United (CUFITC) :
Mental Health Awareness (£2,750)
Small Group Project Mentoring (£2,750)
Unite our Communities (£2,500)
Open Road - Clacton Town Outreach Project (£2,153)


To award grants to the organisations as detailed above and make the relevant payments.
The decision maker is the Community Safety Partnership and full funding has been given to Tendring District Council by the OPFCC to cover project costs.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - To reject the funding offered by the OPFCC to support Community Safety Projects across Tendring
Option 2 - To accept the funding and invite applications for grant funding applications in line with the priorities of the Community Safety Partnership.
All bids for grant funding require the partnership members to agree bid proposals.

Publication date: 11/06/2021

Date of decision: 11/06/2021