Applications for Round 2 of the Crime Prevention Innovation Fund are now closed.

The Crime Prevention Innovation Fund grants is part of the Building Safer Communities Program which includes grants and a series of community forums across Victoria.

Grants of between $25,000 and $300,000 are available to councils, not for profit community organisations and other specialist organisations for partnership projects that deliver and evaluate innovative community safety and crime prevention initiatives.

    Funded projects

    View projects funded under Crime Prevention Innovation Fund

    Project Case studies

    View usefule case studies of funded projects:

    Feeling safe in public places: Codesigning community safety strategies in Local Government Areas

    Feeling Safe in Public Places supports local government to better understand and respond to the needs of migrant women when designing and managing safe, inclusive public spaces. The Safe Spaces Report and related toolkits are a useful resource available to councils across the state.

    Project Night Justice

    Project Night Justice aims to improve personal safety for women and gender diverse people visiting the Melbourne CBD at night.

    Useful resources

    The following resources may assist with the development of the Crime Prevention Innovation Fund applications:


    If you have any questions please contact Justice Grants by email: (External link)