Funding for groups to raise awareness of illegal money lending.
Local residents’ groups, charities, private companies, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups, schools, and statutory agencies can now apply for their share of a £160,000 funding pot to tackle loan sharks in England.
Delivered by England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), the funding has come from the proceeds of crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.
Grants of £5,000 are on offer for projects which:
- Contribute to raising awareness of the dangers of using loan sharks.
- Prevent crime and disorder and makes a difference in local communities.
- Promote the work of the Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) in communities.
- Encourage reporting of loan sharks and signposts victims to the team.
Applications are welcomed from partnerships, with organizations each bidding for £5,000 for a collective project.
IMLT actively encourages projects and initiatives that are different from the rest and will leave a legacy in the communities in which they are delivered.
- Local residents’ groups, charities, private companies, social enterprises, community and voluntary groups, schools, and statutory agencies
- £160,000 funding
|Theme||: Community grant|
|Applicant Country||: United Kingdom|
|For more information||: Stop Loan Shark|