External News

Type: External News

Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life

April 30, 2021

Armed Forces young people to develop board game and comic book to share experiences to civilian peers

The Royal Caledonian Education Trust has received funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Trust to work with children and young people, from serving personnel and veteran families across Scotland, to develop a board game and comic book resource to raise greater awareness about their unique experiences to civilian peers and professionals.

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Type: External News

Categories: Carers and Families, funding support, Projects we've funded

March 22, 2021

Enhancing end of life care for Armed Forces men and women

A charity dedicated to looking after terminally ill people of all backgrounds is piloting a scheme to enhance its end of life care for patients who have given service to their country in the Armed Forces.

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Type: External News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Programme news, Projects we've funded

March 16, 2021

Scotty’s Little Soldiers Awarded with £70K grant from Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund to Tackle Loneliness

The Armed Forces Covenant Trust Fund introduced the Tackling Loneliness Programme last year to address social isolation within the Armed Forces community, and Scotty’s Little Soldiers is the recipient of a £70K grant for a project to support bereaved Forces 11-25 year-olds.

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Type: External News

Categories: Uncategorized

January 11, 2021

New ‘Royal Blues’ veterans’ project launched

Everton in the Community’s veterans provision is expanding its reach once more thanks to a welcome funding boost from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

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Type: Case Study

Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, Impact, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

December 7, 2020

The Lancashire Camp Followers

Pupil’s from Weeton Primary School bring history to life in a visual storytelling project exploring bygone times.

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Type: External News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorized

November 12, 2020

Veterans’ family workshops prove a hit in the North East

Families of veterans enjoyed a free programme of activities during the recent October half-term at the Beacon of Light.

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Type: External News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, funding support, Impact, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

November 5, 2020

Scotland’s largest heritage mural – now arriving at Colinton Tunnel

Thanks to funding from the local community and various charities – including funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust’s Local Grants programme – a 140 metre stretch of tunnel on Edinburgh’s Water of Leith Walkway has been transformed with illustrations wall to ceiling designed by Scottish muralist Chris Rutterford.

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Soldiers walking with rifles

Type: External News

Categories: funding support, Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

October 12, 2020

New funding for Forces’ veterans mental welfare

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has awarded PTSD Resolution a grant of £35,000 under the Covid-19 Impact Programme.
This will help the Armed Forces’ mental health charity to maintain support for veterans while they face additional stress from the economic and social impact of the pandemic, at a time when donations to all charities have declined.

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Type: External News

Categories: Projects we've funded, Uncategorized

October 12, 2020

Time, On My Watch

The Naval Families Federation has joined with artist Tim Mann to launch a project funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

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SSAFA supporters hang signs and bunting

Type: External News

Categories: Uncategorized

October 12, 2020

Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust grants £90,000

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCFT) are providing SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity with a grant of £90,000 to support children in serving military families who have a disability and/or additional need.

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