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May 20, 2020

Forces Communities Together programme

The Forces Communities Together programme will award small grants of up to £10,000 towards creative and engaging projects, that can be delivered under social restrictions, for people from Armed Forces communities who are isolated as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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May 18, 2020

Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten

In the March 2020 budget, the Chancellor of the Exchequer awarded additional funding for veterans’ mental health. Some of this funding was made available to provide immediate support for vulnerable veterans with reduced social contact via grants to members of ASDIC, Age UK branches and eligible and invited Cobseo members.

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May 12, 2020

Covid-19 Impact Programme

The Covid-19 Impact Programme will ensure that people from Armed Forces communities can keep accessing important services, where resources for these services have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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April 23, 2020

Strengthening Delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant programme

Programme overview Under the Strengthening Delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant Programme The Covenant Fund awarded £6.6M through two rounds of funding to clusters of Local Authorities (LAs), enabling them to deliver projects linked to needs identified by their Local Covenant Partnerships, building on the concepts in the Our Community Our Covenant publication, which sought…

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April 20, 2020

Aged Veterans’ Fund

The Aged Veterans Fund awarded £30M of LIBOR funding to improve support and introduce new services to help older veterans.

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March 25, 2020

Ex-Forces in the Criminal Justice System programme

In 2015, 14 grants worth £4.6 million were awarded to support projects working with ex-Forces with the aim of reducing re-offending.

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March 23, 2020

Strategic Pathways programme

Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the Strategic Pathways programme funded a small number of national organisations to provide support and mentoring to organisations delivering activities and opportunities under the Positive Pathways programme over a two-year period.

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March 23, 2020

Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme

The programme has made awards to community groups, places of worship, charities and schools to give them up to 10 silhouettes to support events in their local area. We have made Awards to over 2,600 organisations.

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March 23, 2020

Families in Stress programme

In February 2018, the Trust made 13 grants of up to £300,000 for projects supporting the families of serving personnel facing stressful circumstances, requiring immediate short-term intervention.

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March 23, 2020

Continuation and sustainability grants for projects supporting ex-Forces in the Criminal Justice System programme

In 2015, 14 grants worth £4.6M were awarded to support projects working with ex-Forces with the aim of reducing re-offending. Seven continuation grants worth £1,101,308 were subsequently awarded to some existing grant holders.

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