April 20, 2020
Supporting the Armed Forces Covenant through funding real change
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Awarded to over 700 projects under the Local Grants programme between 2015-2020 Local Grants programme
Awarded to local government to strengthen delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant Our impact
Awarded to projects supporting the Armed Forces community in 2019/20 Our programmes
Supporting Armed Forces in Acute Hospital Settings programme
This programme will support a small number of pilot projects that will try better ways of supporting veterans and their families when they are in a hospital setting.
This programme is jointly funded by the Covenant Fund (through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust) and NHS England and NHS Improvement.
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.
Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme
This programme will award grants of up to £10,000 for community projects that reduce isolation and promote integration; supporting post-Covid recovery in local Armed Forces communities affected by isolation.
Veterans’ Places, Pathways and People programme
This programme will award 10 grants of up to £800,000 to portfolios of projects, which will work regionally to develop better, more joined up lasting support for local veterans with mental health needs.
Sustaining Support for Armed Forces Communities programme
This programme will award grants of up to £100,000 for existing charitable projects to help charities to sustain activities and services that people from Armed Forces communities use and value.