Funded by Armed Forces Covenant Fund

Forces Communities Together programme

The Forces Communities Together programme will award small grants of up to £10,000 towards creative and engaging projects, that can be delivered under social restrictions, for people from Armed Forces communities who are isolated as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This programme is closed.

Introduction

The Forces Communities Together programme will award small grants up to £10,000 towards creative and engaging projects, that can be delivered under social restrictions, for people from Armed Forces communities who are isolated as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

This is a single round programme funded through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund.

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply, your UK-based organisation must be:

  • a registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) and able to show that you have three or more unrelated Trustees/directors
  • a school
  • an Armed Forces unit or base.

You cannot apply if you are any of the following.

  • An individual.
  • A local authority and similar organisation – but you could work with one of the types of organisation listed above as a delivery partner.

What’s available

Grants of up to £10,000 for six-month projects beginning no later than mid-October 2020.

Themes and priorities

We want to fund enjoyable and engaging projects that encourage social interaction between people from Armed Forces communities. Importantly, your project should be able to take place while restrictions relating to the pandemic are ongoing.

Deadlines and dates to note

The deadline to apply is noon on 30 June 2020.

You’ll receive a decision on your application by the end of August and we’ll need you to have started your project by mid-October.

Guidance and resources

Each of our funding programmes has its own specific guidance. It is important you read the programme guidance before you apply as it contains vital information to support you with your application and outlines the full programme priorities and eligibility criteria.

Programme Guidance

Take a look at the application questions in this downloadable Word document. This is for info only.

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