Aims/priorities: Hate crime is significantly under-reported. Even in difficult times, continued efforts by local groups and organisations are needed to raise awareness of and challenge hate crime in our communities and to help instil confidence in victims by highlighting how and where hate crime incidents can be reported.
Organisations must engage local people beyond their existing membership networks and should be
- Holding an awareness raising sporting activity or public sporting event during the Greater Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week taking place 7-13 February 2022 that can help become the catalyst for further conversations; or
- Delivering a longer-term sporting activity project to help local people find out more about hate crime. These will be launched during Greater Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week and be completed by 30 September 2022
Organisations should also be
- Helping to change/challenge the behaviours, narratives and perceptions of Hate Crime; and
- Highlighting the support of third-party reporting centres and encouraging more victims to report hate crimes to either the Police or third-party reporting centres across the Borough.
In previous grants rounds, a majority of funded projects have been public events. However, Covid-19 has had a huge impact in every community in the borough and across all areas of our lives, making the delivery of effective Hate Crime Awareness activities more complex.
Project proposals submitted to this programme must fit with the government’s current guidance in relation to Covid-19 and include careful consideration of the safety both of those delivering the activity and its intended audience. For latest guidance, please check the website www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Priority will be given to innovative projects which make use of sporting activities to engage participants which show an awareness of more than one strand of hate crime and projects which can show a tangible product at the end that can then be re-used e.g. hate crime awareness resources such as posters, film clips, music, artwork, presentation materials and research documents and findings etc.
Only one application for funding will be accepted per organisation.
Who can apply: To be eligible a group must be a member of Action Together based in the Oldham Borough and engaging with local people beyond their existing membership networks
Grant amount: There is upto £1,000 per project available. Only one application for funding will be accepted per organisation.
Deadline: Applications will be accepted until Monday 10 January 2022 at 5pm. but may close sooner if the fund is exhausted.
If you have any queries about the application form or application process, please contact a member of the Oldham development team on 0161 339 2345.
#MeettheFunder - Oldham Let's End Hate Crime 2022. Find out more about Oldham's latest Hate Crime awareness grant and speak to the funder
Join us on Thursday 9 December 3pm to 4pm for an online discussion where you can find out more about the latest Oldham Let's End Hate Crime Grant. You will also have the opportunity to speak to Virbai Kara from Oldham Council and a member of Action Together's development team.