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May 4, 2021

Supporting Armed Forces in Acute Hospital Settings programme

This programme will support a small number of pilot projects that will try better ways of supporting veterans and their families when they are in a hospital setting.

This programme is jointly funded by the Covenant Fund (through the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust) and NHS England and NHS Improvement.

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April 30, 2021

Sustaining Delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant programme

The Sustaining Delivery programme provides funding to enable local authority clusters funded under the Strengthening Delivery of the Covenant programme to conclude their work; delivering longer term changes that enable people from Armed Forces communities to be able to better access services and support in their local areas.

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February 16, 2021

Sustaining Support for Armed Forces Communities programme

This programme will award grants of up to £100,000 for existing charitable projects to help charities to sustain activities and services that people from Armed Forces communities use and value.

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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 awarded grants of up to £300,000 to two-year projects that aim to reduce suicide risks within vulnerable veterans in a co-ordinated 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

This programme will award grants of up to £10,000 for community projects that reduce isolation and promote integration; supporting post-Covid recovery in local Armed Forces communities affected by isolation.

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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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