News

A family enjoys sparklers together

Type: Case Study

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

December 2, 2020

Wyton comes together this autumn

To help get into the festive spirit, this December we’re sharing updates from some of the fantastic projects supported through our recent Forces Communities Together programme.

The first in our series is RAF Wyton Community Support, who received £10,000 for their ‘Bringing Wyton Community Together’ project.

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Type: News

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

November 24, 2020

Forces projects to feature on BFBS radio

We’ve teamed up with BFBS to bring you the stories of some of these projects and show the positive impact a funding injection can have.
Listen to BFBS radio’s Totally Connected programme all this week between 10am-1pm to hear direct from some of our projects and the positive activities they’ve been delivering.

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Front cover of the Evaluation of Ex Service personnel in the Criminal Justice System programme front cover

Type: News

Categories: Consultation, Impact, Uncategorized

November 4, 2020

Ex-Service personnel in the Criminal Justice System: Finding better ways to offer support through learning from our projects

The Trust commissioned RAND Europe to evaluate the Ex-Service Personnel in the Criminal Justice System programme; exploring the impact of the programme and areas of good practice that have emerged from the funded projects.

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Type: News

Categories: Impact, Uncategorised, Uncategorized

November 3, 2020

Introducing the AFCT Project Finder

The Trust is excited to announce the launch of our very own app, the AFCT Project Finder. Our free app, available on both Apple and Android networks, is the new way to discover and access the Trust funded projects in your local area. With easy-to-navigate categories such as Get Active, Improve My Wellbeing, Supporting Additional…

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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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