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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…

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Type: News

Categories: funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Uncategorized

August 19, 2020

Local Authorities: Force for Change

Sonia Howe, our Director of Policy explores how funding from the Trust can support projects delivered by local authorities 2020 has been a complex year.  When the UK lock down began in March 2020, at the Trust we shifted our grant making…

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Infographic - choosing the right funding programme

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, New programmes, Positive Pathways Programme, Programme news, Uncategorized, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

August 3, 2020

Funding available to support Armed Forces communities

Great news for organisations supporting Armed Forces communities…
The Trust now has three funding programmes available, each offering targeted support to projects that want to address challenges in their local communities, reach people who are particularly isolated, or work with veterans to improve mental health and wellbeing.

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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, Removing Barriers to Family Life, Uncategorized

July 27, 2020

New Fund to tackle loneliness in Forces communities

The Trust is excited to launch a major new Covenant Fund programme offering fixed grants of £70,000 for two-year projects.

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The Force for Change Programme

Type: News

Categories: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants, Armed Forces families, Carers and Families, funding support, New programmes, Programme news, Uncategorized

July 27, 2020

New programme, Force for Change, launches to support Forces communities

The Trust is pleased to announce the launch of a new programme awarding grants of up to £20,000 for local projects that support Armed Forces communities.

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Type: News

Categories: funding support, Guidance, New programmes, Positive Pathways Programme, Programme news, Uncategorized, Veterans' mental health and wellbeing

July 14, 2020

Positive Pathways reopen for applications

The Positive Pathway programme has reopened for two further rounds thanks to funding from HM Treasury.

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Positive Pathways Programme Logo- a decked path leading to the distance surrounded by green fields

Type: News

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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Type: News

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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Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme

Type: News

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