Applications are now being accepted to a new grants programme that support local Armed Forces communities as they address the needs that have arisen as a result of the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.
Grants of up to £20,000 are available for projects lasting up to a year.
In 2020, there is particular interest in projects that help Armed Forces communities move to a ‘new normal’ following the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, while continuing to support local needs and reduce isolation.
Projects must fit under one of two main themes:
Funding can be used for a wide range of projects. Eligible costs might include:
Applications will be considered from established registered charities or community interest companies with substantial recent experience of supporting Armed Forces communities; Armed Forces unit or bases; local authorities; and schools.
There will be two application rounds in 2020.
The deadline for Round 1 applications is noon on 11 September 2020.