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Projects funded by the Trust update 2022

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded

February 8, 2022

Prison Radio broadcasts hope and inspiration to Veterans with a grant from the Trust’s Tackling Loneliness programme

Prison Radio offers hope and inspiration to Veterans with a grant from the Trust’s Tackling Loneliness programme

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Reducing Isolation in Armed Forces communities

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Veterans

July 20, 2021

Reducing Isolation in Forces communities across the UK: Latest awards announced from the Force for Change programme

We’re delighted to announce a further 64 projects supported under the latest round of the popular Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme!

Each of these projects, supported with a share of more than £600,000, will help to reduce isolation and promote integration, aiding the post-Covid recovery of our Armed Forces communities.

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The Force for Change Programme

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Guidance, New programmes, Programme news, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Veterans

March 10, 2021

Force for Change programme reopens for three further rounds

We’re delighted to announce three further rounds of the Force for Change programme, for projects that reduce social isolation and promote integration of Forces communities.

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Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorized, Veterans

March 5, 2021

Almost £1.5 million awarded to Forces projects in latest round of Force for Change programme

Veterans, Service personnel and their families and Service young people, will have a whole range of new local opportunities to get involved with, following the latest round of our Force for Change programme, which saw a further 80 projects receive a share of almost £1.5 million.

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Front cover of the Reach and Impact of the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants Programme report. The cover picture shows a group of older veterans playing football

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized, Veterans

February 16, 2021

Exploring the impact of the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme on Forces communities

The Trust has published two reports that explore the reach and impact of the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme.

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Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

December 8, 2020

First awards made from the Force for Change programme

More than £1 million has been awarded to 56 projects under Round 1 of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme.

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Type: External News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, funding support, Impact, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

November 5, 2020

Scotland’s largest heritage mural – now arriving at Colinton Tunnel

Thanks to funding from the local community and various charities – including funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust’s Local Grants programme – a 140 metre stretch of tunnel on Edinburgh’s Water of Leith Walkway has been transformed with illustrations wall to ceiling designed by Scottish muralist Chris Rutterford.

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The Force for Change Programme

Type: News

Categories: Uncategorized, New programmes, Programme news, Carers and Families, Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, funding support, Armed Forces families

July 27, 2020

New programme, Force for Change, launches to support Forces communities

The Trust is pleased to announce the launch of a new programme awarding grants of up to £20,000 for local projects that support Armed Forces communities.

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Front cover of Local Grants consultation report

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Consultation, Impact, New programmes, Uncategorized

May 20, 2020

‘Focus on social isolation’ say veterans and local organisations in Trust consultation

The Trust ran an open consultation earlier this year, to help inform our funding programmes for 2020 and beyond. We received our biggest response yet from individuals from the Forces community.

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delivering locally

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

April 7, 2020

Final round of Local Grants funding supports 48 great Armed Forces projects!

Almost £700,000 has been awarded in the final round of funding for the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme. We were delighted to be able to support 48 more projects, spanning the UK and even supporting those based in British…

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