Grants of up to £20,000 are available for one-year projects designed to combat isolation in military communities, particularly as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
To be eligible to apply for the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust Force for Change programme, your organisation must be:
- An established registered charity or Community Interest Company (CIC) with substantial recent experience of supporting Armed Forces communities.
- An Armed Forces unit or base.
- A local authority.
- A school.
The project must fit under one of two main themes:
- Empowering Armed Forces communities to become more engaged in their local area.
- Providing opportunities for isolated members of the Armed Forces community to take part in activities that improve general well-being.
The deadline is noon on Friday 11 September 2020 for round one of applications and noon on Monday 30 November 2020 for round two.
For bigger projects, fixed two-year grants of £70,000 are also available under the Tackling Loneliness programme.
POSTED ON 24 AUGUST 2020