bulletins, we've highlighted the work being done to tackle loan
sharks and illegal money lending.
The England Illegal Money Lending Team now has funding available
for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal
money lending. The money available has come from the proceeds of
crime taken from convicted illegal money lenders.
The aim of this funding is to give groups the opportunity to
raise awareness of the issue in their community in a different
Residents, charities, community and voluntary groups, schools
and statutory agencies can apply for funding of up to £5,000 spend
on any community project that meets the following criteria:
- Contributes to raising the awareness of the dangers of using
- Prevents crime and disorder and publicises the Stop Loan Sharks
- Promotes the work of the Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) in
- Encourages reporting of loan sharks.
The closing date for applications is Friday 30 June 2017.
Download the prospectus and application