NAAFI Fund Projects

Read about the range of projects the NAAFI Fund has supported.
Outdoor Area for Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Outdoor Area for Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

During Round 3 of the NAAFI Fund, £23,500 was awarded to Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers to install an all-weather outdoor area. The REME provide essential engineering support, maintaining and repairing a vast array of British Army equipment, following the...

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Library Upgrades for RAF Akrotiri

Library Upgrades for RAF Akrotiri

During Round 3 of the NAAFI Fund, £1,500 was awarded to RAF Akrotiri to improve the range of books at the base’s library in Cyprus. This project improved the welfare of serving personnel by providing an increased selection of books across many different genres,...

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Project Zen for 901 Expeditionary Air Wing

Project Zen for 901 Expeditionary Air Wing

During Round 3 of the NAAFI Fund, £6,000 was awarded to 901 Expeditionary Air Wing to transform various communal areas in coalition accommodation. Based in Al Udeid Air Base in Doha, Qatar, this project’s aim was to improve the wellbeing of stationed troops with a...

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Welfare Hub for 205 Scottish Field Hospital Reserve

Welfare Hub for 205 Scottish Field Hospital Reserve

During Round 3, 205 Scottish Field Hospital Reserve were awarded £10,000 for the refurbishment and modernisation of their facility. The Graham House Army Reserve Centre is home to the largest detachment Field Hospital in Scotland, and the site is the former home of...

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Outdoor Equipment for 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh

Outdoor Equipment for 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh

During Round 3, funding of £10,000 was awarded for some brand-new outdoor equipment to improve the livelihoods of serving families.  The Army regiment based in Tidworth, England, received significant improvements to their outdoor welfare facilities including four...

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Paddleboards for 42 Commando

Paddleboards for 42 Commando

During Round 2, funding of £17,000 was awarded to 42 Commando for a new set of paddleboards for serving Marines of all levels to enjoy. Based just outside of Plymouth, the regiment is one of three elite battalion sized units of specialist teams, ready to deploy around...

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Children’s Play Area for The Royal Regiment of Scotland

Children’s Play Area for The Royal Regiment of Scotland

During Round 3, funding of £6,000 was granted for 4th Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland to provide an area within the camp where families and serving personnel can enjoy quality time together. The project included the introduction of a cosy cinema room and...

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New Community Centre Facility in Italy

New Community Centre Facility in Italy

During Round 2, £15,000 was granted to improve the quality of life for personnel at the Community Centre Facility in Poggio Renatico, Italy. The project included fulfilling the outdoor area’s potential by introducing artificial grass and rattan furniture for the...

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Spring bees for Phoenix Recovery Centre

Spring bees for Phoenix Recovery Centre

During Round 3, funding of £4,500 was granted for Phoenix Recovery Centre to enhance the facilities for serving personnel. Based in Catterick Garrison, the project’s aim was to improve the welfare of personnel by introducing an apiary for bees. With already two fully...

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Bar and cinema refurbishment for RAF Police

Bar and cinema refurbishment for RAF Police

In 2022, funding of £15,000 was approved for the refurbishment of the bar and cinema welfare facilities at 902 Expeditionary Air Wing. Who doesn’t love a relaxing evening watching a film with friends? That’s exactly what the serving personnel can now do at the bar,...

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Improvements to family-run early year’s centre

Improvements to family-run early year’s centre

During Round 3, funding of £12,000 was granted for the improvement of Peter Pan's Community Centre in Gamecock Barracks, Nuneaton. The centre begand as a toddler group created by families, for families, and has now developed into a full day care provision. Working...

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New paddleboards for Bristol University Royal Naval Unit

New paddleboards for Bristol University Royal Naval Unit

During Round 1, funding of £5,000 was granted for seven stand-up-paddle boards and additional equipment for Bristol University Royal Naval Unit. The equipment will be used by serving personnel from Army, Navy and Marines Reserves, along with Sea Cadets, Scouts and...

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