Ron Hogg's Community Safety Fund is managed by County Durham Community Foundation
COMMUNITY GROUPS and voluntary organisations are benefitting from £150,000, of grant funding across the force area.
Applications were submitted before 15 April this year to Ron's Community Safety Fund for projects aiming to reduce crime and improve community safety.
Ron provided £100,000 of funding for 2016-17, with an additional contribution of £50,000 from County Durham Community Foundation (CDCF). This means £150,000 is available for local projects. In total, £149,817.00 has been awarded to 21 different community groups and voluntary organisations throughout County Durham and Darlington.