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

June 5, 2020

Supporting our older veterans during Covid-19

Awarded a grant of £20,000 from the Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme, we caught up with Age UK Oldham, to find out more about the impact this funding is already having.

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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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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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