Small Grants available to help tackle Loan Sharks

The Illegal Money Lending team are offering small grants from their Proceeds of Crime Funding Scheme. Local charities, community groups, organisations and schools are being encouraged to bid for up to £5,000 to spend on a project of their choice which will help combat unscrupulous loan sharks.

Publication Date: 17.05.2017
Applicants are welcome to apply for the cash, to spend on any worthwhile community project which does at least one of the following:

Contributes to raising the awareness of the dangers of using ‘loan sharks’

Prevents crime and disorder and publicises the Stop Loan Sharks message

Promotes the work of the Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) in communities

Encourages reporting of loan sharks
 
For more information about this funding scheme and to receive an electronic application form, please contact LIAISE Manager Cath Williams on Catherine.wohlers@birmingham.gov.uk. The closing date for applications is Friday 30th June 2017. 
unities each time.