External News

Type: External News

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

July 27, 2021

Climbing Out holds first programme for Veterans

Earlier this year, Climbing Out was awarded two grants by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to help the charity support members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their family members. They received the Positive Pathways grant to help veterans get active, reduce social isolation and integrate into the community. They also received The Force for Change grant for their Armed Forces Support project.

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Type: External News

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

July 27, 2021

Politician meets creative force of young people developing new board game

Alexander Stewart MSP has visited young people involved with the Royal Caledonian Education Trust (RCET), who have travelled to Edinburgh to begin the creative process of co-producing a new board game and comic book to transform civilian perceptions of life in an Armed Forces family.

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Type: External News

Categories: Programme news, Projects we've funded, Removing Barriers to Family Life

July 1, 2021

Military Coworking Network opens new hub in Cyprus

On 1 July 2021, the doors of the first overseas Military Coworking Hub will open at the Royal Air Force base, Akrotiri in Cyprus.

One of twelve coworking hubs set up as part of the Military Coworking Network, the hub will help facilitate remote working, ensuring partners, spouses and families can maintain their careers while supporting their serving family members.

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Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, funding support, Impact, Programme news, Veterans

June 18, 2021

LIBOR funding supports unsung heroes

Head of Research at Directory for Social Change, Tom Traynor, details the latest report from the Directory for Social Change (DSC), which reveals the impact of LIBOR funding to hundreds of organisations and projects benefiting millions of people, including the Armed Forces community, Emergency services and the general public.

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Type: External News

Categories: Projects we've funded

June 17, 2021

Local charity receives grants to help veterans

Climbing Out has been awarded two grants by The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to help the charity support members of the Armed Forces, veterans and their family members.

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Type: External News

Categories: Projects we've funded

June 17, 2021

Para Dance UK get Armed Forces dancing!

In January 2021, thanks to funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, Para Dance UK launched some exciting virtual opportunities to keep members of the Armed Forces and their families moving, uplifted and connected over the lockdown months.

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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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