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Burg-Wächter Secure Communities Scheme offers a cash award and security products to community projects to help secure their success.
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What does the Secure Communities Scheme offer?
  • An award of up to £1,000 
  • Security products to  help secure and ensure a successful event

The Secure Communities Scheme aims to distribute up to £1,000 cash a month.  It also provides security advice to successful applicants.

Who can apply?

Any grassroots project or activity that is organised by and benefits the local community can apply.  Activities only have to meet simple criterion:  that they are organised by and support a local community.  That means any charity, social enterprise, not for profit and community venture can apply so long as the funds are spent locally.  Apply today.

What type of activity or project is relevant?

There are very few limitations, but the scheme prioritises grassroots organisations which are too small to attract typical sponsorship or funding support. The schemes that benefit most are those with a security aspect as well as a funding need, such as fetes, festivals and local shows. Any refurbishment, redecoration or maintenance projects that benefit local communities are relevant, including allotments, sports clubs, village halls, common land or community centres.  Community events are also eligible from school fund-raisers to food banks, breakfast clubs or tea dances, firework displays or fun-runs.

Why does the award include security products?

Burg-Wächter is a leading company providing locking products that keep people’s home, property, equipment and businesses safe and secure.  The company provides safes, post boxes, locks, cables and chains, alarms and smart security solutions. Behind the company’s promise ‘Always the Safe Choice’ is a commitment to help protect what is important to people.  Besides physical security, being part of an active and thriving community is a vital factor in helping people feel safe and secure.  Encouraging and protecting such communities is the principle behind the Burg-Wächter Secure Communities Scheme.

What type of security products are relevant?

It depends on the event or activity, which is why the Award includes advice on the right security kit to suit each applicant. Burg-Wächter typically receives requests for cash boxes, locking products like padlocks, cables and chains and digital door locks or KeyMinders alongside Wi-Fi cameras and alarms.

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"The Secure Communities Scheme enables us to formalise and scale up our charitable and community support, so that it reaches a wider audience and helps even more people in the wider community."
“The Secure Communities Scheme allows us to provide a bigger & better event and give back to our local community, enticing a wider audience and showing them what Mirfield has to offer.”
"The community award and security equipment ensured the twelfth year of the Maldon Festival was successful and secure. We were thrilled to be the first to pilot this great charitable scheme."
"Could you be our next project? Apply today and see how the Secure Communities Scheme can support your event or project. Simply complete the application form which can be found below."
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Our Next Community Project

Aldwick & Pagham Sea Scouts Annual Firework Display

Saturday 9th November 2019, Scout Hut Sefter Road Pagham PO21 3EE

On Saturday 9th November, sparks will fly, flames curl and explosions resound as the sky over the Aldwick & Pagham Scout Hut …

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Recent Community Projects

The Mirfield Show goes from strength to strength With help from a Secure Communities Scheme award of £1000. The Mirfield Show was the latest event to benefit from the Burg-Wächter Secure Communities Scheme. …

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The Maldon Festival runs for a fortnight in mid-summer, playing to audiences drawn from the town and surrounding region.  The Festival aims to involve the local community in staging, performing and attending musical performances …

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St Columba's Catholic Primary, based in Bradford West Yorkshire, have launched its new kitchen garden with a little help from BURG-WÄCHTER UK. The concept of the "Kitchen Garden" is to provide a natural …

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Apply for a Community Cash Award

An application pack with further information on how to apply and the application form can be found below.
How are the successful applicants chosen?

Applications are prioritised based on their impact on the local community.  This is assessed on the application providing a lasting benefit to its community or/and encouraging and increasing local engagement and interaction.  Those applications that identify security requirements are also prioritised.   The aim is to support applications where the funds make a significant difference and that would not normally get funded by other means.

Please send completed application forms to SCS@burg.biz – Successful applicants will be notified within 30 days of applying.

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