The RAF Central Fund Enrichment Grant Programme supports personnel on a larger scale, traditionally awarding bids to stations and units to benefit the maximum number of personnel.
As a charity, it is vital to us that we continue to understand and respond to the evolving needs of the serving RAF community. We work to gain a better understanding of how the challenges of service life affect the RAF community with regards to health and fitness and tailor our support accordingly.
Our grants team will work closely with you to ensure your tailored application is complete and ready for consideration by the Grants Committee. Applications may require significant support and therefore please do factor in sufficient time for this in advance of any deadlines.
- Increase the number of serving personnel participating in sport and physical activities
- Increase the provision of sport and physical activity opportunities on stations and units
- Provide an opportunity for RAF serving personnel to detach from operational demands
- Provide positive experiences to support an increased sense of wellbeing
- Provide an increased sense of inclusivity within the RAF serving community
- Ensure RAF serving personnel feel valued
Timetable for 2022
Applications may be submitted throughout the year, however, they will be subject to consideration by the Grants Committee at one of three Committee meetings scheduled for 2022.
Deadline dates for completed applications*:
- 21 February 2022
- 16 May 2022
- 19 September 2022
(*dates may be subject to change)
How to Apply
Please contact our grant funding team who will discuss your proposal and send you an appropriate application form. All applications must:
- be submitted on a 2022 form
- include a contribution
- be endorsed by your Station Commander
Please read our Enrichment Grant Policy to get a clear understanding of what can support and what we are unable to provide funding firstname.lastname@example.org 01494 569135
Get your Ambassador's Support
All major RAF Stations have an RAF Central Fund ambassador who provides support as a liaison between their station and the Fund. If you would like to contact your station ambassador about a project idea for your station or to get their support with an application then get in touch.
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