This evaluation explores the reach and impact of the Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants programme. The programme awarded grants of up to £20,000 which supported the aim of community Integration and/ or the local delivery of services. The programme ran for five years from 2015 – 2020 and delivered 712 grants worth £11,525,200.
Welcome to the Knowledge Network
A place to access the learning and best practice from the grant making of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust
The Map of Need
Explore the needs of veterans and their families across the UK, based on public data
Discover the impact that our grant funding programmes have had on Armed Forces communities
Discover how our funding has supported Armed Forces families
Veterans and carers
Discover the impact that our funding has had on veterans and those who support them
Explore our approach to supporting real change at a local level
Research funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust within the Map of Need Project, compiled by The Northern Hub for Veterans and Military Families Research at Northumbria University Newcastle. Suggested further reading…
In the first three years of the Armed Forces Covenant Fund: Local Grants programme, the Trust award 430 grants worth £7 million to Armed Forces community projects.
Research funded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust within the Map of Need Project, compiled by The Northern Hub for Veterans and Military Families Research at Northumbria University Newcastle.
This evaluation explores the impact of both the Families in Stress and Removing Barriers to Family Life programmes, which awarded just under £4.34 million and just under £7.12 million respectively between 2016 and 2020.