News

Type: News

Categories: Impact, Uncategorised, Uncategorized

November 3, 2020

Introducing the AFCT Project Finder

The Trust is excited to announce the launch of our very own app, the AFCT Project Finder. Our free app, available on both Apple and Android networks, is the new way to discover and access the Trust funded projects in…

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Positive Pathways Programme Logo- a decked path leading to the distance surrounded by green fields

Type: News

Categories: funding support, New programmes, Positive Pathways Programme, Programme news, Uncategorised, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

June 5, 2020

Positive Pathways: success so far with more to come

The Positive Pathways programme, part of the HM Treasury funded Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, will open to new applicants this summer.

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Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme

Type: News

Categories: funding support, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorised, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

June 5, 2020

Vital support for vulnerable veterans across the UK

The Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme was launched with funding from HM Treasury, to support vulnerable veterans currently experiencing reduced social contact.
The Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme was launched with funding from HM Treasury, to support vulnerable veterans currently experiencing reduced social contact.

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We're here to help you keep supporting the Armed Forces community. We remain remotely open

Type: News

Categories: funding support, Guidance, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorised

April 20, 2020

Is Covid-19 causing difficulties with your funded project activities?

We’ll do all we can to help you keep supporting the people who benefit from the grant that we have awarded to you. We know your organisation will be deciding how best to respond to the Government’s advice, and making…

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A family supported by Reading Force

Type: News

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

April 20, 2020

More than £7M awarded in support of Forces families and helping to remove barriers to family life

The Removing Barriers to Family Life programme has made 60 awards totalling just over £7M to support Armed Forces families. Awards were made at two levels, medium grants of £30k to £100k and large grants of up to £300k or…

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Ian Leckie, Grants Officer speaking at an event

Type: News

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

February 13, 2020

The local face of funding: now and in the future

With more than 650 awards over the past five years, the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme will end after the final round of awards are made this month. At our recent Breakfast Seminar event to look at the Trust…

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Blue and dark blue ribbons on a white background

Type: News

Categories: funding support, Positive Pathways Programme, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing, Uncategorized, Uncategorised, Programme news, Projects we've funded

January 28, 2020

Carving new skills for veterans in the North East

Positive Pathways awardee, Veterans’ Woodcraft CIC, were awarded £70,000 over two years for their ‘Woodworking Warriors’ project, which tackles the mental health and wellbeing of veterans in the North East. This new funding will allow the group to open its…

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Melloney Poole, CEO, giving a speech at the Breakfast seminar

Type: News

Categories: Uncategorised, Uncategorized

January 23, 2020

Trust hosts first funding-focused seminar

The Trust hosted its first breakfast seminar at the majestic Royal Hospital Chelsea this week; a great opportunity to bring invited guests together to learn about who we are and how we are supporting the Armed Forces community. We were…

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Decorated biscuits in the shape of bears

Type: News

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

January 21, 2020

Local Grants project bakes the cake!

Community integration and local service delivery can take many forms, but not many can claim to be quite as yummy as the latest award from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust: Local Grants programme! With £19,622 of funding, the Church…

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Improving integration and engagement

Type: News

Categories: Uncategorized, Consultation, New programmes, Uncategorised, Programme news, Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Impact, funding support, Armed Forces families

January 13, 2020

Have your say in our new consultation: help us shape a great new Local Grants programme!

The Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme has successfully supported hundreds of projects over the past five years, strengthening our Armed Forces community both in terms of integration and delivery of local services. It’s now time for us to consider…

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