Grants Of £50,000 Available To Support The Armed Forces Community (Deadline 27th April 2018)

The next application deadline for Stage 1 applications to the Royal British Legion’s external grants scheme is the 27th April 2018.

Grants of up to £50,000 are available to any not-for-profit or non-statutory organisation running, or planning, charitable activities in support of the Armed Forces community. Priority will be given to projects or services supporting the following outcome themes:

  • Employment and training;
  • Family support;
  • Homelessness and outreach;
  • Supporting the elderly.

Grants awarded in 2016 included:

  • X-Forces, a pilot, an enterprise training workshop at four Pop In Centres for Armed Forces community offering advice and support in setting up businesses and teaching the skills needed to succeed.
  • Reading Force, to design and provide scrapbooks for children which helps to capture shared memories and creates a book for them and their Service parent deployed on operations to read.

Organisations successful at Stage 1 of the application process will be invited to submit a Stage 2 application. The deadline for Stage 2 applications is the 2nd July 2018.


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