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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 £4000 per organisation.

This grant will be utilised to support a series of 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 April 2022 – March 2023.

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 stephen.townley@wrexham.gov.uk, or via telephone to 01978 292267

Completed application forms should be sent via email to:
stephen.townley@wrexham.gov.uk no later than Friday,8th April 2022.

To be eligible to apply, the applicant must be a registered charity, Community Interest Company or a public body, and have a bank or building society account in the name of the applying organisation. Applications from individuals will not be accepted.

Grant Application Form ENG    Grant Application Form CYM

Application Objectives:

Applications must meet at least one of the three following objectives:

  1. Support delivery of the recommendations of the Welsh Government’s Veterans scoping exercise [1] and/or the UK Strategy for our Veterans [2].
  2. Supporting under-represented groups of the Armed forces community – including female, LGBTQ+, Black Asian and Minority Ethnic, Foreign and Commonwealth personnel.
  3. Supporting Armed Forces Families 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 29th April 2022.

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