Supporting the Armed Forces Covenant through funding real change

Covid-19

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Covid-19 response

£11.5 million+

Awarded to over 700 projects under the Local Grants programme between 2015-2020 Local Grants programme

£6.56 million

Awarded to local government to strengthen delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant Our impact

£21.38 million+

Awarded to projects supporting the Armed Forces community in 2019/20 Our programmes

Current Programmes

Funded by NAAFI

The NAAFI Fund

The NAAFI Fund makes grants to UK Armed Forces bases, located in the UK or overseas, for projects that improve the quality of life for serving personnel and serving families living on or near a Forces base or station.

Funded by HM Treasury

Positive Pathways programme

Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Positive Pathways programme funded projects that develop and run activities supporting the mental health and wellbeing of ex-Forces.

Funded by Armed Forces Covenant Fund

Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme

Using feedback from our open consultation, we have designed a new local grant programme, awarding grants up to £20,000 to projects supporting Armed Forces communities to become less isolated and engage more in their local area.

Funded by Armed Forces Covenant

Tackling Loneliness programme

The Tackling Loneliness programme will address social isolation by targeting specific groups within the Armed Forces community who are traditionally harder to reach.

Funded by HM Treasury

One is Too Many

Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the One is Too Many programme will award grants of up to £300,000 to two-year projects that aim to reduce suicide risks within vulnerable veterans in a coordinated and targeted way