Armistice and Armed Forces Communities Programme: What are you doing in your community?

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We’ve been hearing about some great ideas from community groups, schools, Parish Councils, Armed Forces Bases and places of worship who are thinking about applying to the programme; and thinking about how they can bring their communities together. Thetford Town Council obtained some silhouettes before the launch of the Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme; and have already put them to good use with 14 silhouettes placed in Churches, Community centres, businesses, youth groups and the local Guildhall. Communities and individuals are being brought together in knitting groups and the ATC cadets have helped with sewing poppies on netting for […]

Armistice and Armed Forces Communities open for applications- apply before 30th June 2018

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Our programme to support communities to come together to remember the Armistice and think about Armed Forces Communities has launched. The programme will close for applications at midnight on the 30th June 2018 The programme will give awards to community groups, places of worship, charities and schools to give them up to 10 silhouettes to support events in their local area. This programme is for organisations that would like to apply for an award to bring their community together to think about the Armistice and the Armed Forces Community today.  As part of the award, your organisation will need to hold a self-funded event […]

Have your say on the new ways to tackle Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families Programme

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The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched a consultation to help shape a new £4 million programme designed to providing funding for innovative and new ways of working to reduce serious stress in veterans, their carers and families. The consultation will explore how the programme should be delivered and the types of projects that should be funded. We are keen to hear from anyone with a view, but it is particularly relevant to veterans, charities with an interest in the Armed Forces Community, charities with an interest in mental health or health bodies. This programme is looking to fund […]