The Community Covenant Grant Scheme is to help local projects that aim to strengthen the ties between members of the armed forces community and the wider community in which they live.
The aims of the covenant are to:
Up to £30 million has been set aside for this scheme, to be awarded from 2011 over the next 4 years. Applications will be considered for funding between £100 to £250,000.
Applications are administered by us, for the Ministry of Defence (MoD), on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government.
The money must be spent on projects that promote closer ties or a greater understanding of the military in the local community. The activities must be based within Sheffield. Examples could include:
Examples of successful Community Covenant grant applications across the country
The following projects were successful at the July 2013 Ministry of Defence panel:
To apply for a grant, please first read our guidance booklet and top tips, to ensure that you are eligible.
Funding application criteria, process, terms and conditions for the Armed Forces Community Covenant Grant Scheme
Top tips for applications to the Armed Forces Community Covenant Grant Scheme
The next deadlines are:
Once you are sure that you are eligible, please fill in our electronic application form and return by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The previous deadlines for this 4 year grant scheme were 11 May 2012, 28 February 2013, 30 April 2013, 26 July 2013 and 22 November 2013.
Form to be completed by applicants to the Armed Forces Community Covenant Grant Scheme