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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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The NAAFI Fund: Images of Army, Navy and RAF personnel

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Uncategorized

February 4, 2021

Second round of popular NAAFI Welfare Fund announced

Following the popularity of the first round of the NAAFI Welfare Fund, in which we received £4.2 million worth of applications, we are delighted to announce the next round in 2021.

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Type: External News

Categories: Uncategorized

January 11, 2021

New ‘Royal Blues’ veterans’ project launched

Everton in the Community’s veterans provision is expanding its reach once more thanks to a welcome funding boost from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

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Type: News

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

December 15, 2020

Scarborough veterans get creative

The final installment in our ‘Festive Forces’ series, is from Art Therapy Yorkshire, who received £9,800 from the Forces Communities Together programme for a series of online art sessions culminating in a public exhibition.

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Type: News

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

December 11, 2020

Busting boredom during Covid restrictions

The next instalment in our ‘Festive Forces’ series, is from The Not Forgotten, who received £10,000 from the Forces Communities Together programme towards the cost of producing and delivering jigsaws and ‘Boredom Buster’ booklets to isolated and lonely veterans.

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Type: Case Study

Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, Impact, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

December 7, 2020

The Lancashire Camp Followers

Pupil’s from Weeton Primary School bring history to life in a visual storytelling project exploring bygone times.

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Type: News

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

December 4, 2020

Stand-up for veterans gives confidence boost

We’re getting into the festive spirit here at the Trust, with updates from some of the great projects supported through our recent Forces Communities Together programme.

Today, we catch up with Nomad Construction Training CIC, part of Project Recce to learn more about their comedy workshops.

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A family enjoys sparklers together

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

December 2, 2020

Wyton comes together this autumn

To help get into the festive spirit, this December we’re sharing updates from some of the fantastic projects supported through our recent Forces Communities Together programme.

The first in our series is RAF Wyton Community Support, who received £10,000 for their ‘Bringing Wyton Community Together’ project.

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Type: External News

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

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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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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