More than £7M awarded in support of Forces families and helping to remove barriers to family life

The Removing Barriers to Family Life programme has made 60 awards totalling just over £7M to support Armed Forces families. Awards were made at two levels, medium grants of £30k to £100k and large grants of up to £300k or more, for exceptional, transformational work. Wide range of provision supported We’re pleased to have supported…

The local face of funding: now and in the future

With more than 650 awards over the past five years, the Armed Forces Covenant: Local Grants programme will end after the final round of awards are made this month. At our recent Breakfast Seminar event to look at the Trust now and in the future, Trust Grants Officer Ian Leckie spoke about the truly local…

The Invictus UK Trials: what we learned. What we can do now…

Following our week at the Invictus UK Trials in Sheffield, we’ve been thinking more in-depth about the importance of sport in the recovery process, not only for Veterans, but also their families and those who support them. We always knew that our time at the Trials was going to give us a unique insight into…

Removing Barriers to Family Life: deadline approaches

Groups wishing to apply for a large grant of £101k-£300k have until 18 July to submit their expression of interest. Thinking of applying? Here’s all you need to know… Is it for me? If you’re an Armed Forces charity/CIC, or a charity/CIC with recent experience of delivering substantial projects for the Armed Forces community, then…

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…

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…