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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…

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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

The Trust made 24 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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March 23, 2020

Removing Barriers to Family Life programme

This family-focused programme supports Armed Forces families facing challenges. In all, £7.5 million was available to projects that reduce isolation and loneliness.

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March 17, 2020

Veterans’ Community Centres programme

This £3 million funding programme funded renovations and improvements to veterans’ community centres. The programme was a specialist pot of funding and applicants must have been from Armed Forces charities with an existing building that required refurbishment.

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