Grants for Armed Forces Day Events – 1st March 2020 (UK)

The Ministry of Defence offers grants of up to £10,000 to help Communities to organise Armed Forces Day events.  Armed Forces Day will be on the 27th June 2020.  The grant will pay for up to £50% of the cost of the event.  The remainder will need to be raised by the community.  The funding can be used to pay for:

  • road closures required to hold an event, including to allow for parades and marches
  • decorations, flags and banners
  • newspaper and radio advertisements to promote the event
  • marshalling, security and first aid arrangements for the event
  • insurance
  • PA and communications systems

To apply for this grant, applicants must first register their event on the Armed Forces Day website.

The application deadline is the 1st March 2020.

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