In early 2020, the Trust ran a consultation to discover how important it was to reduce social isolation and improve integration and engagement with provision, within the Armed Forces community.
Our consultation highlighted loneliness as a major factor of social isolation. It can affect people of all ages and from all backgrounds. The Tackling Loneliness programme will address this challenge by targeting specific groups within the Armed Forces community who are traditionally harder to reach.
To be eligible to apply, your organisation must be one of the following.
Under this programme, we cannot support:
A full list of eligibility is available in the programme guidance below.
Fixed, two-year grants of £70,000.
This programme seeks to target groups of people within the Armed Forces community who are traditionally harder to reach. A full list of these groups is available in the programme guidance and we would expect you to be working with at least one of those groups of people.
Your project should also fit with at least one of the main themes of this programme.
You can find more information about the priorities of this programme in the programme guidance document below.
This programme will make awards in a single round.
You’ll need to have your completed application to us by noon on Friday 9 October 2020. You’ll receive a decision on your application before the end of February 2021.
The online application portal is not yet open for this programme. However, in the meantime you can access the application questions below, to begin planning your application.
Take a look at the application questions in this downloadable Word document. This is for info only. To apply, you must use the link below. You can also access your Terms & Conditions to grant here.