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Religious institutions invited to apply for youth safety programme funding 2018/19




Religious institutions invited to apply for youth safety programme funding 2018/19

The Department of Community Safety invites  religious institutions (registered NPOs) to submit proposals for safety  promotion programmes for youth living  in high crime  areas. The Department will support these activities at a rate of up to R50 per day per youth participant on condition that these activities run for at least 8 hours  per programme day and at least one meal is provided for each participant every  programme day.


1.    Applications must be submitted on the prescribed application form, with the following documents attached: A signed  copy  of your  organisation’s (a) NPO certificate, (b) charter or constitution, (c) latest 3 months bank  statement, the (d) governance model & accountability structure of the organisation as well as (e) certified ID copies  of the religious leader/chairperson, secretary and treasurer and (f) daily schedule of activities MUST be attached to this Application Form.

2. The target age of youth to be involved in these programmes are between 14 years and 20 years old. Other  youth are not excluded but  preference shall be given  to the stated age category.

3. The organization must have a completed and signed  indemnity form for each child/youth participant at each day of programme (use Department form only)


The Department may request applicants to participate in further safety  promotion activities. Institutions interested in conducting safety  promotion activities during the June/July and December holidays should  complete an application on the prescribed form. Applications

are invited for:

•  June/July school  holidays,  25 June - 16 July 2018

•  December school  holidays,  13 December 2018 – 8 January  2019


Application forms can be found at:

The programme will be implemented in the following high crime  priority area:

Athlone, Atlantis, Belhar, Bellville  South,  Bishop Lavis (Bonteheuwel/Valhala Park), Cloetesville, Delft,  Elsies River, Grassy Park (Lotus River),  Gugulethu, Houtbay (Imizamo Yethu), Khayelitsha, Kleinvlei,  Kraaifontein, Kuils River, Lentegeur, Macassar, Manenberg (Heideveldt), Mfuleni,    Mitchells Plain (Tafelsig, Beacon  Valley, Eastridge), Muizenberg, Nyanga,  Ocean  View  (Masiphumelele), Paarl East, Phillipi  (Hanover Park), Ravensmead (Uitsig), Saldahna  Bay (including Vredenberg), Steenberg (Cafda/Lavender Hill), Strand (Broadlands), Worcester.


Religious organisation outside the geographic scope  of the above  identified priority areas within the Western Cape Province may also express  their  interest of application. It should  be noted that application from non-priority area will be considered on merit and the availability of funds.


Applications for funding for the June/July & December 2018/2019  school  holidays should  be submitted no later than  Monday, 9 April 2018. NO LATE APPLICATIONS AND  DOCUMENTATION WILL  BE CONSIDERED. Applicants can submit their  applications to Cordelia Casa, tel. 021 483  6547  and email

For enquiries contact the Project Manager, Mansoor  Lagkar  at 021 483  5621.

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