Armed Forces Covenant Grants available – deadline 12th November 2021

The Armed Forces Covenant network in Wales currently has access to funds to support small grants for projects working in Wales supporting members of the Armed Forces Community. Via this application form you are now able to apply for grant funding of up to £500 per organisation.

This grant will be utilised to support a series of small projects that support, celebrate and raise awareness of the Armed Forces Community in Wales. Applications are welcomed for the delivery of projects/events/activities between January 2022 – March 2022.

This fund will be administered by Wrexham County Borough Council on behalf of the Welsh Government and WLGA. Any queries regarding the grant can be sent to the Armed Forces Liaison Officer at ian.pritchard@wrexham.gov.uk, or via telephone to 07584 602916

Completed application forms should also be sent via email to: ian.pritchard@wrexham.gov.uk no later than Friday,12th November, 2021.

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a constituted and established voluntary organisation or community group, and have a bank or building society account in the name of the organisation or have a host organisation willing to accept the funds on their behalf (payments will not be made to individuals). Applications from individuals will not be accepted.

Application Objectives:

Applications must meet at one three of the following objectives:

  • Support members of the Armed Forces Community (AFC);
  • Support community integration for members of the AFC;
  • Improve/support health and wellbeing of the AFC;
  • Reduce isolation for members of the AFC;
  • Helping support the response to Covid-19 for the AFC;
  • Support any local initiatives for the AFC;
  • Positively promoting the contribution of the AFC in Wales.

Applications must demonstrate reasonable costs for activity / value for money, and any expenditure must be substantiated in respect of all costs.

Note: Organisations must keep records and retain receipts and invoices in relation to monies spent in order to allow access to these by the relevant local authority’s internal or external auditors should that be required.

What happens next: You will be notified of the outcome of your application by email on or soon after the 26th November, 2021.

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