The Reaching Communities programme of the Big Lottery Fund is helping to support the operation of Rotherham MCVC. Reaching Communities funding is for projects that help people and communities most in need. Grants are available from £10,000 upwards and can help to fund salaries, equipment and day to day running costs. Funding is also available for land, buildings or refurbishment costs.

The British Army are helping to secure Britain in an uncertain world and are actively engaged in operational duties across the globe. The work they do covers a variety of roles including; peacekeeping, providing humanitarian aid, enforcing anti-terrorism measures and helping to combat the international drugs trade.

The Coalfields Regeneration Trust (CRT) is the leading regeneration organisation dedicated to improving the quality of life in Britain’s former mining communities. The CRT is a charitable company and social enterprise with teams deployed across England, Scotland and Wales. The CRT provides funding to Rotherham MCVC for community focused projects.

Combat Stress is the leading Veterans’ mental health charity in the UK. The charity provides treatment for ex-service personnel who suffer from mental illnesses including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression. Combat Stress are currently helping around 5,900 UK Veterans to get their lives back.

Cobseo, as the Confederation of Service Charities, provides a single point of contact for interaction with Government, including local government and the Devolved Administrations; with the Royal Household; with the Private Sector; and, of course, with other members of the Armed Forces Community. This allows Cobseo members to interact with all interested parties and especially to cooperate and collaborate with others in order to provide the best possible level of support to beneficiaries.

“The MCVC joined COPSEO October 2018



Green Route Media provides everything from website design through to marketing and IT support for clients across Yorkshire and beyond. In 2015 Rotherham MCVC enlisted the help of Green Route Media to rebuild our web presence from the ground up, the result of which you can see today.

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 organisation wants to make sure this heritage is looked after for future generations. The HLF provides funding to Rotherham MCVC in support of a variety of projects.

Each year the Mayor of Rotherham selects three charities which she will support during her tenure. The Mayor herself  is keen to support the work of the MCVC in supporting those who have served and their families. The Mayor has a dedicated team of charity event planners who arrange various events throughout the year to raise funds.

The Mayors three Charities are this year:

  • Shiloh
  • Rotherham United Community Sports  Trust
  • Rotherham Hospice


The MCVC are pleased to gain the support of the community fund to enable us to set up and run a court ‘Liberating the Digitally Isolated’.  Details of the project can be found on the news page of this web site.

The RFEA are experts in providing a job-find service which generates quality and sustainable employment outcomes for service leavers. They source job opportunities for any rank, trade and background, including reservists, early service leavers, the wounded and dependants.

Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group (RCCG) does not have a legal standing but has been given delegated responsibility for a budget of £338 million, by NHS South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, to improve the health of people in Rotherham and to provide safe, high quality health services. The CCG is responsible for commissioning community health services, hospital health services, health aspects of social and continuing care, GP prescribing and GP out of hours services that Rotherham people use.

Rotherham College of Arts & Technology (RCAT) is committed to providing each and every one of their students with the skills and experiences needed to progress to a successful future, whether that is in work or in further study. Rotherham MCVC have helped to secure funding so that RCAT could invest in new technology and equipment for their media production students.

We strongly support our local rugby team the Titans. They have been extremely supportive to the MCVC and the military community at large, providing great hospitality, high quality rugby and a brilliant club house with great

The Royal Air Force protects the UK and her interests 24/7 by providing the nation with choice in times of crisis whilst maximising the return on public investment. The RAF and its partners work as a team on their core task of producing battle-winning people and equipment.

The Royal Navy helps to prevent conflict by ensuring the security of home and international waters, a task that is central to the stability and prosperity of Britain and the world economy. The Royal Navy works with its allies and partners to help cement the relationships that our nation depends on.

Shiloh is a Rotherham based charity that offers support to adults who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 

We work alongside every ‘guest’ of Shiloh, to help them to plan for and realise a better future.

Founded in 1992, our caring team of staff and volunteers work with partner organisations to provide meaningful opportunities that help bring about positive change in the lives of our guests.

From our Support Centre in Masbrough, we offer housing advice, education & training, creative activities and support for health and addictions. We also offer practical support including a healthy breakfast & lunch, laundry services, hairdressing, clothing and bedding.

The spacious and welcoming dining room, once a garage and loading bay'

Shiloh (pronounced Shylow) is named after a town in the Bible, which was referred to as somewhere people could go to for refuge.  We offer a safe place where people will be accepted and supported throughout their time with us.

We work alongside every ‘guest’ of Shiloh, to help them to plan for and realise a better future.


South Yorkshire Police is one of the most improving police forces in England and Wales. They are committed to making South Yorkshire a safer place to live in, work in or visit. South Yorkshire Police pride themselves in delivering a service with integrity, sensitivity and respect, always putting the people of South Yorkshire first.

Spectrum Futures CIC is a not-for-profit company specialising in the provision of professional, affordable financial and back office support services to all sectors including private, statutory and voluntary and community. Their specialist and highly knowledgeable team offer training, support and tailored services to help you better manage your organisation.


Our Mission Statement

Target aims to deliver the highest possible standard of housing support and training to encourage the positive potential within individuals, families and communities.

We offer specialist solutions to help vulnerable people develop independent living and a crime free lifestyle.

Core Services

Target is a South Yorkshire based charity supporting clients across the region. We provide accommodation and support to vulnerable and homeless individuals, most specifically offenders, ex-offenders and those at risk of offending.


The Royal British Legion (RBL) provides support to all members of the British Armed Forces past and present, and their families. They have over 360,000 members and offices throughout England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The RBL are also in partnership with Poppyscotland.

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) protects the security, independence and interests of our country at home and abroad. The aim of the MOD is to ensure that the armed forces have the training, equipment and support necessary for their work whilst keeping within budget. The MOD is a ministerial department, supported by 30 agencies and public bodies.


Voluntary Action Rotherham (VAR) is the lead body for supporting, developing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in the Rotherham borough. Its core activities and associated projects are a keystone for local community engagement and development. Rotherham MCVC host a weekly meeting at VAR for both serving and ex-service military personnel.