The Connaught Trust provides funds to promote the military efficiency of all ranks serving in units of the Army Reserve, the Royal Naval Reserve, the Royal Marines Reserve and the Royal Air Force Reserves throughout Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and, in so far as funding being available, across surrounding counties.
What can we apply for?
Our grant funding can help with activities and equipment such as:
Adventure Training Expeditions
Improvements to Existing Facilities
If you have a requirement for funding, we're happy to chat with you informally to establish if this is something you could apply for from The Connaught Trust.
Areas We Cover: We accept grant applications from Reserve and Cadet units across Hampshire, the Isle of Wight. Dorset, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Surrey and West Sussex.
Find out how other Reserve units have used their grant funding:
Reserve Units that have benefitted from our grants
HMS King Alfred
63 (SAS) Signal Sqn, 23 SAS
128 Field Coy, 103 Bn REME
165 Port & Maritime Regt RLC
243 Field Ambulance RAMC
266 Port Sqn RLC (V)
295 Battery RA, 106 Regt RA
457 Battery RA,106 Regt RA
579 Field Sqn RE
679 (Duke of Connaught’s Own) Sqn AAC
C Squadron, 21 SAS Bramley
Royal Wessex Yeomanry
Bristol Uni Air Sqn
Southampton Uni Air Sqn