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Stop Loan Sharks Community Fund

Community organisations, charities and groups are encouraged to apply for grants of up to £5,000 from the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) for projects to help tackle loan sharks. Collaborative bids between multiple agencies are also welcome.

The funding comes from money seized from convicted loan sharks under the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA).

Projects must raise awareness of the dangers of loan sharks, reduce crime and disorder and have a positive impact on communities.

Read the full story and learn how to apply here.

For information on expenditure they will and will not fund and to see a list of previous successful applicants, read here.

Deadline: 30 June 2021

Applications must be completed online via the Stop Loan Sharks website.

If you have any questions or would like further support with completing your application, please feel free to contact partner@stoploansharks.gov.uk or speak to your local LIAISE officer.