Date: Thursday May 23, 2019 at 1:53pm
revisited has become one of the latest organisations to receive funding from
the Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants Programme, using their funding to create
a national tribute and legacy to the veterans of Normandy and the D-Day
The Armed Forces
Covenant Fund Trust has awarded a grant of £20,000 to support this
extraordinarily poignant garden - and its move to Normandy.
D-Day 75 Garden is a national tribute and lasting legacy to our Normandy
veterans on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Introduced at the 2019
RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the Garden will then be gifted by the veterans to a
community in Normandy on 6 June 2019.
stunning, visual project celebrates the lives of Normandy veterans and the
garden itself has been designed by multi RHS gold medal award-winning designer
D-Day 75 garden has brought together veterans and their families, serving members
of the Armed Forces and civilians to help raise awareness of the D-Day story
and encourage both community and inter-generational integration.
Local Grants Programme seeks to support a range of projects with grants of up
to £20,000 for projects that provide community integration and local delivery
of services. Money is also available through other funding programmes to
refurbish veteran’s community centres, run activities for veterans or support
Armed Forces Families.
Find out more
about funding opportunities on the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust website www.covenantfund.org.uk and click on ‘looking for funding’.