Removing Barriers to Family Life- New programme launched

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched a £7.5M programme to award grants to Armed Forces Charities or Community Interest Companies or Armed Forces Units working with Armed Forces Families. This programme is about supporting Armed Forces Families facing challenges. Large grants will help to address substantial challenges; providing funding for transformative ideas. Medium…

Positive Pathways- What did the consultation say?

The Positive Pathways Programme is part of the £10M Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund. The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust launched a consultation in late 2018 to help shape this programme. 124 individuals and organisations responded; and there is broad support that the programme should support a range of activities. There is particular support…

Strategic Pathways Programme open for Expressions of Interest

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced £10M to support Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Autumn Budget 2018. This Fund is being delivered by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. The Veterans Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund aims to give veterans more choice and control over their own personal recovery journeys; enabling…

Launch of consultation on the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched a consultation, asking veterans to help shape a £10M Fund to improve veterans’ mental health and wellbeing. The Positive Pathways Programme will have a budget of  up to £9M to fund projects that will develop and run activities which are supportive to ex- forces mental health and…

Innovation Key to finding New Ways to Tackle Serious Stress  

In our latest article on the new programme; we explore innovation, and the power of new ideas. To read our article on evaluation click here The Tackling Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families programme is all about innovation. It was one of the first programmes launched by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, and the…

Tackling Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families: How will the evaluation work?

The Tackling Serious Stress programme will make large grants to projects that are trying out new and better ways of helping veterans who are very unwell, their carers and their families. Through this programme, we will be looking very carefully at the projects that have been funded through the evaluation, which is being delivered through…

Tackling Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families: New tool to enable organisations to connect and build collaborations

  This £4 million programme  is designed to providing funding for innovative and new ways of working to reduce serious stress in veterans, their carers and families. Applications close on 31st December 2018; and funding decisions will be made in February 2019. This programme will fund a small number of projects that will enable charities…

Tackling Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families Programme open 1st October 2018

The consultation report for the New Ways to Tackle Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families programme has been published, and the programme will be open for applications on 1st October 2018. The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust ran a consultation to inform how the programme should be delivered and the types of projects that…