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

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…

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Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Veterans

July 20, 2021

Reducing Isolation in Forces communities across the UK: Latest awards announced from the Force for Change programme

We’re delighted to announce a further 64 projects supported under the latest round of the popular Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme!

Each of these projects, supported with a share of more than £600,000, will help to reduce isolation and promote integration, aiding the post-Covid recovery of our Armed Forces communities.

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July 1, 2021

Veterans Places, Pathways and People Consultation Events

This programme will award 10 grants of up to £800,000 to portfolios of projects, which will work regionally to develop better, more joined up lasting support for local veterans with mental health needs. Organisations are working on developing comprehensive portfolios…

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Type: News

Categories: New programmes, Programme news, Veterans, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

May 28, 2021

New funding to give veterans access to better places, pathways and people

The Trust is pleased to announce the launch of a new Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund programme, which will work regionally to develop better, more joined up lasting support for local veterans with mental health needs.

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Categories: Armed Forces families

May 17, 2021

Support for Forces families through the Removing Barriers to Family Life programme

Last year, under the Removing Barriers to Family Life programme, SSAFA received £90,000 for their ‘Disability support for Forces families’ project – providing serving military families, who have a child with a disability/additional needs, with ongoing specialist and peer support, advice and respite.

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

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

April 30, 2021

One is Too Many: targeted support for veterans who are at risk of suicide

The Trust has awarded £2,135,137 under the One is Too Many programme, for organisations to provide specialist and co-ordinated services that reduce suicide risk in veterans.

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Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Projects we've funded

April 21, 2021

First NAAFI Fund awards made to British Forces units around the world

In a great first round of the NAAFI Fund, 65 awards have been made, worth £711,707.

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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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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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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

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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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