Covenant Fund

Covenant Fund

Find out about applying to the new £10 million per annum Covenant Fund to support the armed forces community.

Applying to the Covenant Fund

The funding priorities for April 2016 to March 2017 have now been agreed and are detailed below:

*Priority 1: Veterans’ Gateway
*Priority 2: Families in stress
Priority 3: Strengthening local government delivery of the covenant
Priority 4: Community integration / delivery of local services

This year there are different eligibility rules and time scales for each of the priorities. These are listed below. It is important to read and understand these as the team will not assess applications which are ineligible to apply to a particular priority.

Veterans’ Gateway

*The deadline for submitting expressions of interest has now passed.

Families in stress

*The deadline for expressions of interest for 2016 has now passed but will reopen for applications early in 2017.

Strengthening local government delivery of the covenant

You can find out more about this priority and how to apply on the guidance page and you can find the link to the online application form here.

Community integration / delivery of local services

The team are now inviting applications for round two (under Priority 4). Their online application form can be found here. We would advise you read the guidance page before submitting your application.

Other information

If you are unsure whether your organisation or your project are likely to be funded, please contact

Further information on the priorities, eligibility and application process can be found on the guidance page. If you have any questions which are not covered by the guidance, you can contact