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.

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 he will support during his tenure. As the mayor had been an ex-serviceman himself he was 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 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 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 facilities. Highlights this year were the Yorkshire Regiment Cup winning over Doncaster Knights on 14 April. Match photo’s are available here.

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.

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.

Take 2

The Take2 project supports former service personnel in gaining experience and skills in construction (renovating properties for a charity) and individualised support in housing, education, training, volunteering and employment options, as well as access to specialist mental health and substance misuse support.

Take2 has been set up by South Yorkshire Community Foundation in partnership with Action Housing & Support, Mind and Sheffield City Council and has been designed specifically for former service personnel.


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.


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Joanne Dearnley from the DWP has kindly provided information regarding a new website for veterans.  The website enables Veterans to quickly locate service and support providers across five “Pillars of Support” – Employment, Education and Training, Health and Welfare, Finances, Housing and finally Products, Services and Discounts.  It also allows any support Provider to reach Veterans and showcase what is on offer.  Here is the link to the website:


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.

Established in 1852, Willmott Dixon has grown to become a modern, high turnover business that has retained a focus on the people they employ, the people they work for and those who live in the communities in which they operate. The company employs 3,500 staff at offices and sites across the UK, attracting and retaining the very best people in their sector.

Wingfield is a well-respected and achieving Academy which lies at the heart of the local community and within the North-West Rotherham Education Action Zone. Working in partnership with local businesses, primary schools, community forums, post 16 providers and other secondary schools, the academy is able to offer an extensive range of opportunities to young people and the wider community, providing excellent opportunities for all their students to achieve their potential.