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

April 20, 2020

Is Covid-19 causing difficulties with your project activities?

We are in extraordinary times and we’d like to let you know that 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 the best…

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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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Categories: funding support, Programme news, Uncategorized

May 20, 2020

New funding support for the Armed Forces community in 2020/21

The Trust is delighted to announce a range of funding programmes for 2020/21, in support of the Armed Forces community.

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Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorized, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

May 20, 2020

New funding to bring Forces communities together

The Trust has launched an exciting new funding programme to support creative and engaging projects supporting the Armed Forces community during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, New programmes, Uncategorized

May 12, 2020

Emergency funding for frontline Armed Forces charities working with Armed Forces communities

The Government has announced £6M in funding for Armed Forces charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) who are delivering services to veterans, Armed Forces families and others from the Armed Forces community. What’s available? Grants of up to £60,000 are available. In exceptional circumstances, such as providing support to people who are particularly vulnerable, or…

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Categories: funding support, Impact, New programmes, Uncategorized

April 20, 2020

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust set to offer additional funding for veterans’ projects

Following an announcement on 11 March 2020 by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, an additional £10M of funding has been awarded to the Trust to distribute as grants to support veterans’ mental health and wellbeing. The Trust is privileged to be tasked with managing this funding, and we’ll be able to announce more details in…

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Categories: funding support, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized, Veterans' Community Centres Programme

April 20, 2020

Veterans’ Minister praises much-needed funding awarded to veterans’ community centres

The final round of awards have been made under the Veterans’ Community Centres programme, this time including larger projects awarded sums of up to £150,000. In our biggest round yet, 46 refurbishment projects were supported from Shetland in the North, to Plymouth in the South, County Durham in the East, to Fermanagh, Northern Ireland and…

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Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorised, 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 more, for exceptional, transformational work. Wide range of provision supported We’re pleased to have supported…

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

April 7, 2020

Veterans to get out and active in latest batch of Positive Pathways programme awards!

We’re excited to announce that the second round of Positive Pathways programme awards has seen a whopping £3,465,000 go towards activity-based projects for Armed Forces veterans. Continuing the theme of being veteran-led and getting veterans out and active, successful projects will be hosting all manner of sports, outdoor pursuits and nature-based therapies. ‘Creating lasting personal…

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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 Forces Cyprus. Supporting the community in different ways Once again, a whole range of support…

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