Community Covenant Grant Scheme in Fife
Click on the down arrows for advice on submitting a bid to the Community Covenant Grant Scheme
What is a Community Covenant Grant?
The five aims of Community Covenant are to:
Encourage local communities to support the Armed Forces Community in their areas.
Nurture public understanding and awareness amongst the public of issues affecting the Armed Forces Community.
Recognise and remember the sacrifices faced by the Armed Forces Community.
Encourage activities which help to integrate the Armed Forces Community into local life.
Encourage the Armed Forces Community to help and support the wider community, whether through participation in events and joint projects, or other forms of engagement.
Who can apply?
What makes a good bid?
- Demonstrate the need being fulfilled.
- Community need.
- Military community need.
- How many will be influenced?
- Keep it focused and simple.
- Fill in all the details.
- Be clear on your costings and refer back to the criteria and guidance.
- Give yourself plenty of time to prepare your bid.
Does your bid give off VIBES?
Impact on identified need
Bring communities together
Enable an activity, (matched funding is a bonus)
Supported by stakeholders
What are your organisation’s objectives?
How can we tie your objectives and military opportunity together?
Take advice early.
Demonstrate sustainability for projects longer than 12 months.
Matched funding is not essential but is beneficial, if you can’t get matched funding then explaining why is also helpful.
If you are working with other organisations please be clear on their status e.g. not for profit organisations or charities.
Lead the way!