Applying for a grant from the Veterans’ Foundation: 

The Veterans’ Foundation provides grants to eligible organisations that provide assistance to serving and former members of the armed forces community, operational qualified seafarers and their immediate families. 

The trustees will consider a range of factors including the projects or items being funded, the number of beneficiaries, the importance of the grant to the applicant organisation, the efficiency of the organisation and the needs of the beneficiaries.   Please ensure that you read the grant guidance relevant to the funding programme you select before applying for a grant from the Veterans’ Foundation. The guidance and application form differs for each of the funding programmes. 

Please read our Standard/Salary Grant Guidance for Applicants, Major Grant Guidance for Applicants, What We Will Not Fund, and Typical Application Form Questions to learn more about applying for a grant through one of our funding programmes. 

How to apply: If you think your project matches our interests, please click below on "Apply Now for..." for the relevant funding programme to complete the eligibility checker. If you are eligible to apply, our online application portal will signpost you to the relevant form.  

The guidance and application form differs for each of the funding programmes. Only one application can be submitted per funding round. 

 

 

Funding Programme 

 

Amount Available 

Funding Round Closing Date 

Eligibility Checker   and Forms 

Small Grants 

£500 - £5,000 

Rolling programme, no closing date [Coming soon, July 2024. Watch this space.] 

[Unavailable at this time, check back end of July]

Standard Grants 

£5,001 - £30,000 

See key dates below for quarterly Standard Grant funding rounds. 

 

Apply Now For a Standard Grant

 

Salary Grants 

up to £25,000 per year for up to three years (Max £75,000) 

See key dates below for quarterly Salary Grant funding rounds. 

 

Apply Now for a Salary Grant 

 

Major Grants 

£100,000 - £200,000 (spread over one to three years)

 

Closing date for Expressions of Interest is Tuesday 7th May 2024 

 

Now closed.

 

Key dates for Standard/Salary Grants funding rounds: 

The deadlines for submission of standard and salary grant applications are: 

  • 30th July 2024 - for a decision in September 2024 
  • 15th October 2024 - for a decision in December 2024 
  • 28th January 2025 - for a decision in March 2025 

We hope that the information provided here is useful but if you need further support and guidance before applying, please e-mail grants@veteransfoundation.org.uk