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Grants for Armed Forces Day Events (UK)

The Ministry of Defence offers grants of up to £10,000 to help Communities to organise Armed Forces Day events.  Armed Forces Day will be on the 27th June 2020.  The grant will pay for up to £50% of the cost of the event.  The remainder will need to be raised by the community.  The funding can be used to pay for:

  • road closures required to hold an event, including to allow for parades and marches
  • decorations, flags and banners
  • newspaper and radio advertisements to promote the event
  • marshalling, security and first aid arrangements for the event
  • insurance
  • PA and communications systems

To apply for this grant, applicants must first register their event on the Armed Forces Day website.

The application deadline is the 1st March 2020.

20th January 2020