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Community Safety Fund Now Open
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Local communities across Narracan can now apply for grants of up to $10,000 to boost security and tackle local crime through the Community Safety Fund.

The program allows for councils and not-for-profit organisations to deliver projects that help prevent crime, improve public safety and strengthen community engagement or awareness.

Member for Narracan Gary Blackwood said local organisations could help their communities benefit through the Community Safety Fund by establishing a local project in their area.

‘Organisations can fund a wide range of projects through the Community Safety Fund including security equipment or infrastructure such as locks, alarms, fencing or gates as well as small-scale improvements or upgrades to public spaces including streetscapes, parks and reserves,’ Mr Blackwood said.

‘The Community Safety Fund also allows for education and awareness initiatives to be established by local community groups or councils to help prevent vehicle or personal property theft and prevent residential or retail burglaries.

‘Crime prevention is the responsibility of all within our community and by working together we can continue to improve safety in our local communities.

‘I strongly encourage all councils or community groups who feel they have a project worth funding to apply and help make a difference in their area.’

Applications close Friday 1 July 2016. Further information about the Community Safety Fund is available at www.crimeprevention.vic.gov.au

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