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Armed Forces Covenant grant scheme

Press Release   •   May 18, 2016 11:23 BST

Groups and individuals in Moray are being invited to make funding bids to the Armed Forces Covenant grant scheme.

Applications should be submitted in the first instance to the Moray Community Covenant steering group for its endorsement.

The steering group’s next meetings are on June 6 and October 3 and applications should be sent to armedforcesgrants@moray.gov.uk at least 10 days in advance.

Applications endorsed by the steering group will be passed to the national Armed Forces Covenant Fund grants team for consideration.

In cases where an application cannot be endorsed, the steering group may be able to help in developing it to a point where it can be considered at a future date.

The grant scheme has four headings under which funds are available – veterans’ gateway, families in stress, improving local covenant delivery and community integration/delivery of local services.

Eligibility criteria for each can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/505464/20160304-amended-2-Covenant_Fund_2016-17_Priorities-final.pdf

Details of how to apply can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/covenant-fund#how-to-apply-guidance


Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 92,500 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

Headquartered in  Elgin, the administrative capital of Moray.

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