Families in Stress projects underway; and making a difference

In February 2018; we made 13 grants of up to £300,000 for projects that are supporting the families of serving personnel facing stressful circumstances requiring immediate short term intervention. Projects we have funded cover a wide range of issues for both partners and children from domestic abuse through to debt management, caring responsibilities, bereavement,  personnel…

£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…

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

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;…

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

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…

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

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…