From Chelsea to Normandy: Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants Programme supports D-Day legacy garden

D-day revisited has become one of the latest organisations to receive funding from the Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants Programme, using their funding to create a national tribute and legacy to the veterans of Normandy and the D-Day landings. A grant of £20,000 was awarded to support this extraordinarily poignant garden – and its move…

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…

1200 Awards made under the Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme

Youth organisations, community centres, village halls and places of worship are among the organisations celebrating receiving awards through the second round of the Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme. This programme makes awards of evocative silhouettes  that provide a focus for community events to bring people together to think about the Armistice; and people in Armed…

£7 Million supporting communities through Local Grants; what effects is this having?

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has published a report on the first 3 years of the Armed Forces Covenant Local Grants programme, drawing on 430 grants totalling £7 million, and spent on projects across the UK. The programme makes grants under two priorities; Community Integration and Delivery of Local Services. Community Integration projects aim to…

£700,000 awarded support community projects

45 organisations are celebrating being awarded a total of £723,973 under the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Local Grants programme. Read the full list of grants here Woodbridge Station, home of the 23 Engineer Regiment have been awarded £18,000 to develop the Rock Community Picnic Gardens. The project will transform an existing space, establishing a recreational…

Hundreds of community projects supported through Round 1 of the Armistice and Armed Forces Communites Programme; and Round 2 opens soon

The Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme enables community groups, schools and places of worship to receive awards to fund evocative silhouettes for their community. These can be used to support local events designed to bring the community together, to remember the Armistice, and also think about Armed Forces today. The Armed Forces Covenant Fund…

£415,000 awarded to support local projects that help the Armed Forces Community

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has announced 29 grants totalling £415,217, under its Armed Forces Covenant- Local Grants priority. The grants include £20,000 for the Derby County FC Veterans Club; £4,770 to the Boleh Trust to work with children from service families and £15,400 to Flintshire Council for their ‘Planes over Talacre’ project. Sonia…