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

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Collaboration in Grant Making - report front cover

Type: News

Categories: Consultation, Impact, Uncategorized

October 16, 2020

Collaboration in Grant Making: your views sought

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCT) has published a thought paper by an independent consultancy, that explores ways in which the AFCT has encouraged collaboration, and asks some key questions for the future.

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Tackling Loneliness Programme: Programme name on an abstract background featuring red and blue colours:

Type: News

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

October 1, 2020

Tackling Loneliness deadline extended

In response to the ongoing impact of the Covid pandemic, we’re giving organisations more time to apply…

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Report cover - an evaluation and critical analysis of the impact of the Aged Veterans Fund

Type: News

Categories: Carers and Families, Consultation, Impact, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

October 1, 2020

Aged Veterans’ Fund report shows boost to the wellbeing of older veterans

Data from the Aged Veterans’ Fund (AVF) shows that projects have been reaching veterans between the ages of 75-80 and that there have been improvements to their health and wellbeing.

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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

September 17, 2020

New fund to improve life on base for our serving personnel and serving families

The Trust is excited to announce the launch of a brand-new Fund supporting serving personnel and serving families living on or near a military base.

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Forces Communities Together: Awards annouced

Type: News

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

September 14, 2020

One hundred fantastic projects to bring our Forces communities together!

The Trust is thrilled to have awarded more than £859,000 to 100 Forces projects, that all focus on bringing our Forces communities together during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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One is Too Many : A funding programme to reduce veteran sucides

Type: News

Categories: New programmes, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

August 27, 2020

Strategic programme launched to address suicide risks among vulnerable veterans

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched One is Too Many; a specialist, targeted programme. This programme will fund projects that address the difficulties experienced by vulnerable veterans in dealing with suicidal thoughts and feelings; but who are not successfully accessing the support that they need. Targeting significant challenges This programme will fund a…

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Type: News

Categories: funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Uncategorized

August 19, 2020

Local Authorities: Force for Change

Sonia Howe, our Director of Policy explores how funding from the Trust can support projects delivered by local authorities 2020 has been a complex year.  When the UK lock down began in March 2020, at the Trust we shifted our grant making programmes to provide immediate support to people from armed forces communities that had been most…

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Infographic - choosing the right funding programme

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, New programmes, Positive Pathways Programme, Programme news, Uncategorized, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

August 3, 2020

Funding available to support Armed Forces communities

Great news for organisations supporting Armed Forces communities…
The Trust now has three funding programmes available, each offering targeted support to projects that want to address challenges in their local communities, reach people who are particularly isolated, or work with veterans to improve mental health and wellbeing.

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Tackling Loneliness Programme: Programme name on an abstract background featuring red and blue colours:

Type: News

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

July 27, 2020

New Fund to tackle loneliness in Forces communities

The Trust is excited to launch a major new Covenant Fund programme offering fixed grants of £70,000 for two-year projects.

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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, New programmes, Programme news, Uncategorized

July 27, 2020

New programme, Force for Change, launches to support Forces communities

The Trust is pleased to announce the launch of a new programme awarding grants of up to £20,000 for local projects that support Armed Forces communities.

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