Grant Updates

Record Veterans’ Foundation Funding Supports Military Charities

October 27 2021

The Veterans’ Foundation is delighted to announce that grants totalling a record £935,000 have been given to UK military charities in the latest round of awards.

Over 30 organisations, including Heropreneurs, Scotty’s Little Soldiers, Walking With The Wounded and Bravehound, will benefit from the funding allocated to helping British veterans in need.

These new awards mean that over £8 million has now been given to good causes since the inception of the Veterans’ Foundation in 2016, taking the form of over 485 grants to more than 275 different military charities.

Major General David Shaw, CEO and Founder of the Veterans’ Foundation, said: “The Veterans’ Foundation is delighted to have awarded a further £935K in September to help people in need in the Armed Forces' community.”

“This is a reflection of the continuous support the charity receives from the public, so thank you,” he added.

The primary source of income for the Veterans’ Foundation is the Veterans’ Lottery and a record high of 75,000 players are now directly helping to fund life-changing projects for veterans all over the UK.

This growth has helped the Veterans’ Foundation award grants to many organisations for the first time, such as Foundation 92, The Royal Scots Regimental Trust, The Veterans Hub Weymouth & Portland and Positive Adventure CIC.

“Our project is completely reliant on grants and donations and the grant we have been awarded from The Veterans Foundation will allow us to expand our project in a huge way, making a difference in so many lives,” said Andy Price, Director of The Veterans Hub Weymouth & Portland.

“We are so very grateful to The Veterans’ Foundation for understanding and believing in our ethos and also to everyone who takes part in The Veterans’ Lottery, you have ALL helped make a difference.”

* The Veterans’ Foundation trustees meet four times a year to debate all grant applications. If you represent a UK-based military charity and would like to apply for a standard grant of up to £30,000 and a salary grant of up to £40,000, please click here to find out more.

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