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The Community Crime Prevention Program supports local crime prevention initiatives. Local crime prevention initiatives can help increase community safety and improve community confidence in the safety of local areas.

The Community Crime Prevention Program includes a number of Grant Programs.

Community Safety Fund grants

These grants provide funding of up to $10,000 for communities in Victoria to implement locally based crime prevention projects.

Graffiti Prevention grants

These grants provide funding of up to $25,000 to councils to partner with local communities across Victoria to develop and deliver local solutions to graffiti.

Public Safety Infrastructure Fund grants (Council Infrastructure grants)

These grants provide councils with funding of up to $250,000 for the development of public safety and security infrastructure to improve community safety and confidence in public places.

Reducing Violence Against Women and their Children grants

These grants provided support for primary prevention and early intervention focused partnership projects across community service organisations and local government to reduce violence against women and their children.

Place-based Targeted grants

The place-based targeted grants will support evidence-based or promising practice approaches to addressing local community safety issues, particularly those addressing youth or other particularly vulnerable groups.

Youth Crime Prevention grants

These grants provide funding for community-led initiatives that address offending behaviour and recidivism by young people aged 10-24 years who have had contact with, or are at risk of involvement with, the criminal justice system.