Local Grants project unearths new friendships

Lincolnshire County Council were awarded £20,000 from our Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants programme to deliver the year-long ‘Wings to the Past’ project, designed to bring RAF personnel and their families, and the wider community together to research, investigate, and excavate a Roman building. We caught up with the project to find out how the…

Veterans’ Community Centres programme: new awards made

Almost £240,000 has been awarded to Veterans’ community centres in our latest round of funding, spanning the UK and ensuring these vital buildings remain fit for purpose and available to Veterans of all ages. Eleven more centres will now receive funds to help them improve access, revamp toilet facilities, make vital roof and electric repairs…

Local Grants programme supports new batch of exciting projects

We’re delighted to announce the latest awards made under the Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants programme, supporting community integration and local delivery of services to military communities. Almost half a million pounds will now support projects across the UK, including six projects specifically working in Northern Ireland ranging from a peer support group to help…

Removing Barriers to Family Life: deadline approaches

Groups wishing to apply for a large grant of £101k-£300k have until 18 July to submit their expression of interest. Thinking of applying? Here’s all you need to know… Is it for me? If you’re an Armed Forces charity/CIC, or a charity/CIC with recent experience of delivering substantial projects for the Armed Forces community, then…