The RNRMC recognises and honours the service of our RNRM serving and veterans population. The charity seeks to ensure those who have served in recent conflicts can benefit from the opportunities and support afforded by comradeship to help improve wellbeing, resilience, and good mental health when and where needed. 
 


The RNRMC is delighted to have been awarded over £430,000 in funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. 

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What activity could grant funding support?

  1. Grants to augment existing activities, to scale up the offer for Veterans.
  2. New activities to facilitate supportive comradeship in new ways.
  3. Activities should include targeting hard to reach beneficiaries.
  4. Reaching out via social media, and other means; support and social activities.
  5. Projects that seek to explore how to best utilise social media and digital engagement.
  6. Support will be aimed at RN and RM associations and other community-based groups that support those that served recent conflicts.
     

How To Apply

The application form will be available by emailing mygrant@rnrmc.org.uk to request an Afghanistan Veterans Fund Online Application.

Applications will be available from July 2022.

Awards will be made from 1st August 2022 through to 31st July 2023.

Application Guidance


The RNRMC are committed to rigorous assessment to fund high quality projects. All applications will undergo scrutiny and assessment.

Successful applications will stand out because the applicant is:

·Clear about what they want to do.

·Able to demonstrate what the funding will be spent on, and that it represents value for money.

·Able to demonstrate engagement and traction with beneficiaries.

·Have a clear project plan, management, and process for delivery.

·Demonstrate outcomes and indicators that can be measured.

·Monitoring that is quantitative and qualitative to support project evaluation and how they will know whether their project/activity is successful.

All applications will be scored against these criteria by a grants panel that meets each month. All applicants will be notified by letter from the Director of Relationships & Funding of the outcome of the meeting.  This will contain the conditions of the grant which will need to be accepted formally.  

These grants are being made to support the outcomes of the AFCTF Afghanistan Veterans Fund.

  1. More people from Armed Forces communities, in particular those, affected by recent conflicts will be able to engage in comradeship activities that are relevant to them, to support wellbeing.
     
  2. More people from Armed Forces communities, in particular those, affected by recent conflicts will be able to access support from associations/membership organisations to support wellbeing, resilience and good mental health.
     

Overview of Timing

Applications will be available from July 2022.

Awards will be made from 1st August 2022 through to 31st July 2023.

All projects must be completed by August 2024.

Application Process

The application form will be available by emailing mygrant@rnrmc.org.uk to request an Afghanistan Veterans Fund Online Application.

It is important that the application comes with the full backing of the organisation and details of the person accountable for the project/organisation must be submitted with the application, please note they may be contacted as part of the grant.

Payments

Payment details will be set out in the letter advising of the Committee decision. No payment can be made until the RNRMC has received the formal acceptance of grant offer.

Impact Feedback

The RNRMC is committed to measuring the impact (the difference made) by its funding. Monitoring feedback forms will be sent to successful applicants for completion every 6 months or on completion of the activity as appropriate.

Publicity & Acknowledgement of Grants

As a fundraising and grant making charity The RNRMC take great interest in the difference the grant makes to your organisation; letters and feedback are much appreciated.  Stories and photographs, where possible, are of interest, especially those that may be used subsequently to publicise the work of the RNRMC and the organisations that we support and help generate fundraising for future grant making. 

We are not able to fund:

  1. Where a project only benefits one person.
  2. Organisational fundraising activities.
  3. Retrospective funding for projects that have already taken place.
  4. Trading ventures.