Funding for local projects that help Armed Forces communities across the UK reduce loneliness or isolation and improve wellbeing as the nation recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust is currently accepting applications for round two.
Established registered charities or community interest companies, Armed Forces unit/bases, local authorities, and schools can apply for grants of up to £10,000.
The grants will support local community projects that can start within a month of being awarded a grant and be completed within a year or less.
Projects should address one of two main themes:
Funding can be used for a wide range of projects. The following are some examples of the types of projects that might be prioritised:
The grant can be used to pay for most things needed for the project or activity.
Project ideas do not need to be new. The programme can fund extensions of existing work if this will make a difference to Armed Forces communities.
There are three application rounds in 2021.
The deadline for the second round is 2 August 2021 with decisions in late October 2021.