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September 1, 2021

Strengthening and Empowering Delivery of the Covenant: Evaluation of the Strengthening Delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant Programme

This report is an external evaluation of the Strengthening Delivery of the Covenant Programme. 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)….

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August 13, 2021

Veterans’ Support Association – VSA Hobby Packs

The Veterans’ Support Association received a grant of £5,000 as part of the Veterans Should Not be Forgotten programme. In the six months that the project ran, the organisation spent the funds on projects or hobby packs for veterans to complete at home during lockdown. The project was a huge success as it kept veterans engaged and focused during the months that followed, as the country
endured its first lockdown.

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Veterans Should Not Be Forgotten programme evaluation

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August 10, 2021

Enabling immediate support for vulnerable veterans with reduced social contact

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.

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How the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust responded to the Covid-19 pandemic evaluation report

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July 26, 2021

How the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust responded to the Covid-19 pandemic

This report explores how the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust responded to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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May 24, 2021

Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme evaluative report

This programme aimed to help foster good relationships between Armed Forces and Civilian communities and made 2,773 awards across the country. This was the first programme that we delivered in full at the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust.

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Report cover - an evaluation and critical analysis of the impact of the Aged Veterans Fund

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May 24, 2021

Aged Veterans’ Fund evaluation report

The Aged Veterans’ Fund (AVF) awarded £30 million over a five-year period to fund 19 significant grants to portfolios of projects which supported the non-core health, wellbeing and social care needs for older veterans (those born before the 1 of January 1950). The Trust worked with the University of Chester’s Westminster Centre for Research in Veterans to explore the impact of these grants, and has published an evaluative report based on data from individual project evaluations, which contains five key recommendations to improve future wellbeing for older veterans.

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May 24, 2021

Former Serving Personnel in the Criminal Justice System Programme Evaluation

This evaluation focuses on the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust’s Ex-Service Personnel in the Criminal Justice System (CJS) Programme, and was evaluated by RAND Europe.

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May 24, 2021

LIBOR funding and its impact

This report explores the projects and organisations funded through the HM Treasury LIBOR Fund (HMT LIBOR Fund), the £35 million LIBOR Fund and the Veterans Accommodation Fund. Collectively, these funds distributed £578.2 million in 472 grants to 334 organisations between 2012 and 2017.

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May 20, 2021

Family Life and the Armed Forces Community evaluation report

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.

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