Commissioned Rehabilitative Services General Grant Scheme

Information about the scheme, its eligibility and how to apply for funding.

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Summary

England and Wales are divided into 12 probation regions. Each of these regions has access to a budget per financial year that can be used to commission rehabilitative services. This includes services for those with protected characteristics or with shared experiences, or services that promote rehabilitation and desistance through grant awards. A grant scheme has been approved which will enable HMPPS to award multiple competed general grants across the probation regions. Any organisation interested in these upcoming grants should register their interest in the Probation Grants Applications Portal which can be accessed using the following link:

https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk/

Please see the attached guidance for key information on probation services grants, and a step-by-step guide for registering for the grants portal.

Eligibility

All non-profit making organisations may register an interest in probation services grants. You will be required to provide some basic contact details, including the legal structure of your organisation, plus declare any organisational convictions/offences.

Objectives

The objectives of the scheme is to achieve the following:

  • to improve people’s engagement in, and experience of, probation and other rehabilitative activities;

  • to support an individual’s rehabilitation and desistance journey; and

  • to improve HMPPS’ knowledge of which activities work to support people and to encourage rehabilitation and desistance

Dates

The first competed application process will be for grant awards across multiple probation regions. The grants awards will be to achieve the above objectives for people from ethnic minority groups. This process will be open on 24th August 2022. This date is indicative and any changes to this date will be communicated via the grants portal.

How to apply

Any organisation interested in these upcoming grants should register their interest in the Probation Grants Applications Portal which can be accessed using the following link:

https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk/

Please see the attached guidance for key information on probation services grants, and a step-by-step guide for registering for the grants portal.

Supporting information

Grants Portal Step-by-Step Guide

Step-by-step guide on how to access and use the grant portal

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Grants Portal Step-by-Step Guide.pptx (1231 Kb)

Probation Grants Application Portal - Organisation Information

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Probation Grants Application Portal - Organisation Information.docx (1295 Kb)