November 22, 2023
Our vision is for a thriving Armed Forces community that is valued and supported within our society
The Trust has launched the latest programme under the Veterans' Capital Housing Fund. The Major Capital Grants programme will award grants of £75K to £500K+ for capital projects providing new or additional housing accommodation for Veterans.Read More
It’s absolutely fantastic we have won this grant for RAF Marham, (or should that be Fitastic!). Our families are really feeling the affect of the COVID lockdown preventing any groups clubs or activities taking place especially as there was a long deployment of personnel being away for nine months.
Having been awarded the NAAFI Grant for a children’s play area, it will enhance the “lived experience” of many of our Military and Civilian staff and their families. This project will enhance our continued ambition to support our whole force and visiting personnel, whilst providing a focal point for family events.
It’s wonderful when parents and carers tell us that the books we sent their children became their favourite books. This April we would love to focus on the simple joy of sharing and bonding over a book, and to get many more books into the hands of all the amazing military children there are in the UK and living overseas.
The initial 'One is Too Many' grant has truly helped us to deliver support across our ‘Lifting the Lid’ project; using data that we have gathered as part of this funding we have been able to successfully access funding from another source to continue the aims of this enduring project
Just so pleased the children have had this fantastic platform to raise awareness for all Service children in the U.K. Awareness of how tough it can be for them at times but at the same time they have so much pride in their Serving family members. And such a perfect opportunity to show how AMAZING they all are!
As parents we feel proud of Isla and blessed that she got this opportunity. We are thrilled that Isla got to live out her dream to go on BGT. As part of the military community I think it’s so important that our children got the opportunity to be involved in something like this.
Being a part of the project has provided us with an amazing opportunity to collaborate with other charities and organisations to provide the best support and opportunities for veterans and their families in our area. With the new activities we can provide, we are seeing engagement with veterans who have not reached out to us before.
Awarded to support the Armed Forces community in 2022/23 Our impact
High impact grants to address significant challenges, awarded through our £3M Transformational Grants Programme in 2022/23 Read more
Awarded between 2019-22 under six programmes to improve veterans’ mental health and wellbeing Learn more
Major Capital Grants Programme
This programme will award grants of between £75,000 and £500,000 towards projects that support significant refurbishment, including extensions and new builds, of rental accommodation that will offer high quality support for Veterans with a housing need.
Open to: Registered charities or registered social housing providers
Veterans’ Career Development Fund
The Trust will award grants on behalf of the Office for Veterans’ Affairs, to projects that will enable Veterans and their families to enter stable long-term employment, by delivering qualifications and training.
Transformational Grants programme
This highly specialised programme will make a small number of grants to create systemic change for Armed Forces communities. Grants of up to £300,000 are available.
Open to: Charities
Force for Change programme
This programme will award grants of up to £15,000 for community projects that reduce isolation and promote integration in local Armed Forces communities.
Open to: Armed Forces communities locally
Development Grants Programme
This programme will award grants of up to £25,000 to assist in the development of new build projects that will offer high quality support for veterans with a housing need.
Refurbishment Grants Programme
This programme will award grants of up to £75K towards projects that assist in the refurbishment or extension of rental accommodation that will offer high quality support for veterans with a housing need.
Armed Forces Families Fund: Early Years programme 2023-24
This programme will award grants of between £5,000 and £80,000 on behalf of the MOD’s Armed Forces Families Fund Early Years Programme for projects which help enhance early childhood education and childcare settings of young children from Armed Forces families.
AF3: Supporting Partners Programme
The Supporting Partners programme provides funding to projects that will improve support for Service partners and spouses regarding the skills and experiences they bring to the workplace.
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