This report explores how the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme awarded 120 grants to organisations across the UK, totalling £2,394,698.
This programme evaluation explores the impact of the Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme on vulnerable veterans with reduced social contact.
The £20,000 “Project Lifeline” grant awarded by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust to the VC Gallery in Pembrokeshire proved to be exactly that when the Covid-19 crisis hit rural West Wales, leaving them as the only support mechanism for a number of extremely vulnerable veterans in the area.
Collaboration is seen as an effective mechanism to get a wider range of organisations to engage with the funding process. The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has been encouraging collaboration both formally and informally through its funding programmes.
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…