Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner has secured £1,074,466 of funding to support three of the force's projects.
The money will come from the Home Office's Police Innovation Fund.
The following projects will benefit:
- £247,991 for the Integrated Sexual Violence Referral Service, which will expand services for victims of sexual abuse, and encourage victims to come forwards.
- £306,020 for Turning the Spotlight, which will work with families and young people to reduce hate crime and domestic abuse.
- £520,530 for the development of the Cumbria Strategic Co-ordination Centre, which will help police and partner agencies to work together.