Over the years, and with the help of various funding programmes and partnerships with other organisations, MCVC has been able to facilitate a range of community projects to help provide comradeship and a signposting service to military veterans and their families.

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The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust logo.
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The Rotherham Recovery Community logo.

Members of Rotherham MCVC attending a workshop at Studio 62.

Freemasonry & Lieutenancies Partnership

The MCVC is grateful to have received funding from the Freemasonry & Lieutenancies Partnership in support of our activities.

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Veterans’ Places, Pathways & People

The MCVC is grateful to have received funding from the Veterans’ Places, Pathways & People programme to develop the second stage of the programme.

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Rotherham MCVC members on a visit.

James Neill Foundation

The MCVC is grateful to have received funding from the James Neill Foundation to help fund sessions at Casting Innovations.

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Members of Rotherham MCVC enjoying a barge trip.

Voluntary Action Rotherham

The MCVC is grateful to have been awarded three different grants from Voluntary Action Rotherham in support of our activities.

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Veterans’ Foundation

The MCVC is grateful to have received funding from the Veterans’ Foundation to fund a part time worker to assist in the running of the office.

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Members of the MCVC.

Reaching Communities England

The MCVC is pleased to have secured funding from the National Lottery Community Fund's Reaching Communities England programmme.

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Barge trip.

Hidden Faces

Rotherham MCVC has embarked on a new project called Hidden Faces. This is being delivered by an army of volunteers to reach out to the Veterans in all areas of Rotherham to help combat loneliness and promote camaraderie.

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RUCST – Friends Together

The Friends Together project is intended to build links between the military community and the wider community through activities and events that create opportunities for people to meet and interact.

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Veterans In Custody

During the early part of 2017, the MCVC in conjunction with Catch 22 at HMP Doncaster explored the possibility of delivering a project for the veterans in custody which would provide comradeship whilst in prison as well as additional guidance and support prior to being released and upon release.

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A Working Chance

Rotherham MCVC are pleased to have, as a collaborative partner, a new venture called A Working Chance who are in the early stages of developing their support model.

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Armed Forces Community Covenant

Through our Outreach work we foster awareness amongst the wider public of the issues that affect the Armed Forces Community.

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The PCC for South Yorkshire visiting Rotherham MCVC.

South Yorkshire PCC

Dr Alan Billings, the current South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, has provided a grant in support of the MCVC which has been used for several things including the salary of a part time support worker, room hire for our meetings and some therapy sessions for our members.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) uses money raised by National Lottery players to help people across the UK explore, enjoy and protect the heritage they care about. The HLF provides funding to Rotherham MCVC in support of a variety of projects.

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Coalfield’s Regeneration Trust

MCVC undertook a comprehensive survey in 2013 to identify the needs of ex-service personnel in Rotherham.

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Awards For All

Awards For All funding has been used to provide social drop in activities for ex-forces personnel and their families, veterans and serving officers who are about to leave the Armed Forces in Rotherham.

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