Consultation report: The Local Grants programme

Programme Evaluations Service Families Veterans and carers Delivering locally May 2021

Over a five year period, the Trust awarded more than 700 grants to community projects under the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme.

The Trust ran an open consultation in January 2020, to help inform our funding programmes for 2020 and beyond. We received our biggest response yet from individuals from the Forces community – 21% of who were veterans – and local organisations, of which, 11% were local authorities.

The findings of this report ultimately led to the design of the Force for Change programme, and has informed our future grant making.

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