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The NAAFI Fund: Images of Army, Navy and RAF personnel

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September 17, 2020

The NAAFI Fund

The NAAFI Fund makes grants to UK Armed Forces bases, located in the UK or overseas, for projects that improve the quality of life for serving personnel and serving families living on or near a Forces base or station.

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One is Too Many : A funding programme to reduce veteran sucides

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August 27, 2020

One is Too Many

Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, the One is Too Many programme will award grants of up to £300,000 to two-year projects that aim to reduce suicide risks within vulnerable veterans in a coordinated and targeted way

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July 27, 2020

Tackling Loneliness programme

The Tackling Loneliness programme will address social isolation by targeting specific groups within the Armed Forces community who are traditionally harder to reach.

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The Force for Change Programme

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July 27, 2020

Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Force for Change programme

Using feedback from our open consultation, we have designed a new local grant programme, awarding grants up to £20,000 to projects supporting Armed Forces communities to become less isolated and engage more in their local area.

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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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The Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten Programme

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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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