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Fund of the week

Published Wednesday, 21 February 2018

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Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust

The Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants programme makes grants for local projects that support community integration or local delivery of services. Delivery of Local Services projects should be local projects which offer financial advice, housing, mental and physical health, employability or social support for serving armed forces personnel, veterans and their families.

Eligible applicants are Local Authorities, registered charities, CIC's, schools.

Eligible costs include most of the things you’ll need for your project whether it is people's time, buying or hiring equipment, or minor improvements to land or buildings.

Projects funded include addressing mental and physical health issues, for adults and children, through providing sports, arts, gardening and community events; refurbishment of venues and equipment in shared social clubs and halls; welfare, housing and benefit advice services; mentoring and employability programmes.  

Deadline - 9am - Monday 11 March, Wednesday 5 June, Monday 9 September and Monday 2 December
Minimum award - none 
Maximum award - £20,000
Project length - 12 months
Match funding - No

Application process: 

  • Applicant encouraged to contact funder to discuss project idea  
  • Single stage application online
  • After submission funder may be in touch during the assessment process and may request additional information 
  • Decision made four times per year

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