News

Type: External News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life

July 27, 2021

Politician meets creative force of young people developing new board game

Alexander Stewart MSP has visited young people involved with the Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), who have travelled to Edinburgh to begin the creative process of co-producing a new board game and comic book to transform civilian perceptions of life in an Armed Forces family.

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Type: External News

Categories: Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life

July 1, 2021

Military Coworking Network opens new hub in Cyprus

On 1 July 2021, the doors of the first overseas Military Coworking Hub will open at the Royal Air Force base, Akrotiri in Cyprus.

One of twelve coworking hubs set up as part of the Military Coworking Network, the hub will help facilitate remote working, ensuring partners, spouses and families can maintain their careers while supporting their serving family members.

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Type: External News

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

April 30, 2021

Armed Forces young people to develop board game and comic book to share experiences to civilian peers

The Royal Caledonian Education Trust has received funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust to work with children and young people, from serving personnel and veteran families across Scotland, to develop a board game and comic book resource to raise greater awareness about their unique experiences to civilian peers and professionals.

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Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Children, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Service Children

March 18, 2021

Empowering the voices of Forces children

Never Such Innocence (NSI) were awarded £100,000 for their ‘Voices of Armed Forces Children’ project, aimed at giving young people from Forces families a creative outlet.

Here, the organisation shares the story of 10-year-old Jacob who used poetry to share his experiences as a child from a Naval family…

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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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Scottys Little Soldiers

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorized, Veterans

March 2, 2021

Over £4M awarded to 60 projects tackling loneliness in Forces communities

The Trust is delighted to announce that 60 fantastic projects have been awarded grants of £70,000 under the Tackling Loneliness programme, designed to tackle loneliness and isolation in our Forces communities across the UK.

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Type: News

Categories: Carers and Families, funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorized, Veterans

February 16, 2021

New funding programmes opening in April 2021

We are pleased to announce new funding programmes for the 2021/22 financial year.

These programmes are designed to support veterans, Armed Forces families and serving personnel, to recover from some of the wider impacts of the Covid pandemic.

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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: Uncategorized, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Carers and Families, funding support, Armed Forces families, Removing Barriers to Family Life

November 12, 2020

Veterans’ family workshops prove a hit in the North East

Families of veterans enjoyed a free programme of activities during the recent October half-term at the Beacon of Light.

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