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Small grants available for hidden crimes and sex work

20 Nov 2015 - 10:44 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are giving grants of up to £2,000 for organisations doing work to help tackle hidden crimes and protect sex workers, those who sell sex, and those exploited through sex work.

The type of work could include:
• Gathering intelligence around people affected by trafficking or modern slavery
• Undertaking a prevalence study into modern slavery, child sexual exploitation, or violence
• Designing and implementing a service or process to support sex workers, for example around violence
• Increasing sex workers' awareness of support services available for victims of hidden crime

The funding could be used for:
• Equipment
• Staff expenses
• Outreach expenses
• Service costs
• Research
• Interpretation costs
• Literature

There is only a limited about of money available. All activities for grants awarded must be completed before 31 March 2016.

For further information and to apply, visit: www.manchester.gov.uk/info/200047/grants/7015/small_grants_available_for_hidden_crimes

Deadline: End of December 2015

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