Date: Wednesday June 5, 2019 at 2:12pm
The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (the
Trust) is delighted to have made the first ever awards under the Veterans’
Community Centres Programme, with 11 worthy projects taking a share of just
over £220,000 to improve the facilities available to veterans in their local
Whether new carpets, repairs to a roof,
disabled access, improved lighting and more – the Trust has supported projects who’ve
shown that funding is truly needed and is going to make a huge difference to
veterans across the UK.
Melloney Poole, Chief Executive of the Trust,
“What a selection of projects we’ve supported! From making centres more
accessible for disabled veterans, to modernising these spaces into places that
veterans, old and young, can make great use of, there’s now a whole host of
refurbishment work ready to begin across the UK.”
do veterans in your community meet?
Do you know of a veterans’ community centre in
your local area that could do with a refresh?
The Trust is encouraging those using veterans’
community centres to spread the word about this new funding and encourage
centres to make an application.
There are two strands to the programme, and
it’s a simple process to apply for a grant of up to £30,000.
Find out more about who can apply and how much
is available on the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust website, www.covenantfund.org.uk