The Derbyshire High Sheriff Fund

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The Fund has 3 Key Strands

  1. Improving people’s understanding of crime, alcohol, drug and solvent abuse. Addressing these social problems through educating communities and offering projects reducing the risks. The panel will prioritise projects targeting children and young people affected by these issues or at risk.
  2. Projects that help create safer communities and help prevent crimes in neighbourhoods. There will be a particular focus on supporting young people to keep safe and providing solutions to anti-social behaviour.
  3. Consideration will also be given to projects and organisations, which the High Sheriff Fund panel, at their discretion, believes to be worthwhile.

Type of Project costs funded


There are no other specific priorities linked to this fund


All of Derby & Derbyshire


The maximum grant is currently £2,500

Closing Dates

The panel meets twice a year, if you have a time-sensitive project please contact the grants team to check this Fund is a viable option

Making An Application

The Foundation has an online application process. You will need to have a valid e-mail address to access the application process. If you do not wish to complete the form online but would prefer to handwrite your bid then please do let us know and we’ll happily post you a hard copy out. Find out more about making an application below.

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