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Apply for the Building a Safer Society (BaSS) Seed Corn Fund

What is a seed corn fund?

A seed corn fund is based on the principle that a relatively small investment at the beginning of a project will lead to bigger things.

The States Assembly agreed seed corn funding for various community safety initiatives in 2000. 

Some innovative and successful approaches to community safety have already been supported and these are now becoming part of the mainstream service. 

Who can apply

Anyone can apply for the fund, but you have to meet the aims and objectives of BaSS and you should try all avenues of possible funding before submitting an application.

Full details of the criteria you need to meet are in the strategy and guidelines.

Building a Safer Society (BaSS) Strategy 2016 to 2019 (size 1.8mb)

Download Guidelines for BaSS funding applications (size 118kb)

How much is available?

Applications for funding are available up to £120,000 and the funding can be for up to three years until 2019. Preference will be given to smaller scale funding.

Some initiatives funded so far

The following successful initiatives have received funding so far:

  • Prison! Me! No Way!! 
  • Victim Support
  • Q-Safe taxi marshals
  • Restorative Justice
  • ADAPT- Domestic Violence Perpetrators programme
  • Community Football

To find out more about these, take a look at the BaSS strategy page.

Apply for the fund

If you have an idea for building a safer society and you want to apply for a grant, complete the application form below and return it to us.

The closing date for applications is Friday 28 April 2017.

Download BaSS seed corn funding application form (size 72kb)

Download Guidelines for BaSS funding applications (size 118kb)

Building a Safer Society (BaSS) Strategy 2016 to 2019 (size 1.8mb)

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