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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 the best choices for your staff, volunteers and your beneficiaries should be your priority. We…

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Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Guidance, New programmes, Programme news, Veterans

March 31, 2021

Sustaining support for our Armed Forces communities

The Trust has launched a new, £6 million programme to support existing charitable activities and services for Armed Forces communities, in need of short-term grant support due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Type: Case Study

Categories: Uncategorized

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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Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded

March 18, 2021

Family Life and the Armed Forces community

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust and the Directory of Social Change have published an evaluation report exploring the impact of just under £11.5M of grant funds that the Trust has awarded through the Covenant Fund to support Armed Forces families that were experiencing difficult challenges.

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

March 9, 2021

Final round of Positive Pathways programme sees a further 85 veterans’ mental health projects supported

We’re pleased to announce almost £3 million of support for veterans’ mental health projects in the last round of the Positive Pathways programme.

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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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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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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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