Funding available for veterans projects

The Positive Pathways Programme has launched today, with up to £9M of funding available for Armed Forces charities to support ex-forces through a range of activity- based projects.  Supporting our veterans  Part of the Veterans’ Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund, we’re looking for applicants who have experience of working with and supporting members of the ex-forces’ community facing a range of mental health…

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…

Fund for Veterans’ Community Centres Launched

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust has launched a £3M funding programme to fund renovations and improvements to veterans’ community centres. Grants of up to £30,000 are available. A small number of grants of up to £150,000 will be made to more complex projects. The Veterans’ Community Centres Programme is a specialist pot of funding….

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…

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…

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…