Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust; The Sustaining Support to Armed Forces Communities programme – 4th June 2021

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched a new £6 million programme to provide short-term support for existing charitable projects supporting Armed Forces communities in the UK.

The Sustaining Support to Armed Forces Communities programme will award grants of up to £100,000 to Armed Forces charities and charities with an existing track record of supporting Armed Forces communities.

Two funding tracks are available:

Project Funding Track

  • Grants of up to £50,000 or up to £100,000
  • For existing projects only that are well used by people from Armed Forces communities.
  • Will fund up to 2 Full Time Equivalent staff to deliver your project or activity for a year; plus other reasonable costs.

Core Funding Track

  • For Armed Forces Charities only
  • Grants of up to £50,000 or up to £100,000
  • Will fund up to two Full Time Equivalent core staff where that enables your organisation to keep delivering services.
  • Can also apply for help for transformational costs to help your charity be in a stronger position to deliver services and support in future.

The deadline for applications is midday on the 4th June 2021.

Useful Links:

Programme Guidance

Frequently Asked Questions

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