Tech giant Microsoft signs Armed Forces Covenant

Microsoft today (6 Jun 18) became one of the biggest companies to sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant. Minister for the Armed Forces Mark Lancaster visited Microsoft’s UK Headquarters in Reading for the signing, where he met with staff currently serving in the reserves… More information

The Covenant Fund is open

The Covenant Fund is now open for applications for Local Grants up to £20,000 for projects which either support community integration or the delivery of valuable local services to the armed forces community. In recent years projects linked to several RAF units have been successful bringing in tens of thousands pounds in… More information

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough join forces to support the local Armed Forces

A joint project that supports armed forces and their families has been awarded nearly £90,000 to strengthen and develop the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Armed Forces Covenant… More information

Defence Minister announces Independent Covenant Fund

The Armed Forces Covenant Fund will become an independent trust from 1 April, Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood has announced… More information

Healthcare and the NHS: Can the Covenant help? Yes, No and Maybe

When we talk about the NHS, the implication is that it is one entity providing health care across the whole of the United Kingdom but the “postcode lottery” of health frequently features in the media… More information

RAF FF act as witnesses at the Commons Select Committee today

Director of the FF, Bill Mahon will be at this session today – an opportunity for the Committee to examine Covenant implementation and delivery, new and existing commitments, and challenges identified by the… More information

FiMT funding research to improve delivery of the Armed Forces Covenant

Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) has awarded £174,737 to Shared Intelligence and NatCen, to research how organisations, excluding Local Authorities and Government departments, are delivering pledges under the Armed Forces Covenant in Great Britain… More information

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