Please find below details of a scheme that allows places of worship to bid for funding to install or upgrade security measures.
The scheme is part of wider cross-government work to stop all forms of hate crime. It will provide protective security measures to places of worship. You can bid for funding from 26 July 2016. The scheme is open for 8 weeks and closes at 5pm on 20 September 2016. A second round of bids will open in spring 2017.
Eligibility: Bids from places of worship in England and Wales will be considered. Schools and educational institutions are not eligible to apply
· Hate crime action plan: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/hate-crime-action-plan-2016
· Security funding scheme: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/places-of-worship-security-funding-scheme