The Aged Veterans Fund has £25 million available over 5 years. It will fund projects that support non-core health, wellbeing and social care needs for older veterans (born before 1 January 1950) including surviving World War 2 veterans, those who undertook National Service and other voluntary enlisted veterans who may need some focused support in relation to their health and social care needs.

Follow this link for details of how to apply.


Covenant Fund

Find out about applying to the new £10 million per annum Covenant Fund to support the armed forces community.  

Applying to the Covenant Fund

The funding priorities for April 2016 to March 2017 have now been agreed and are detailed below:

Priority 1: Veterans’ Gateway
Priority 2: Families in stress
Priority 3: Improving local covenant delivery (for local authorities)
Priority 4: Community integration / delivery of local services

Priorities 1, 2 and 4 are now open for applications. Priority 3 will open in late July 2016.

This year there are different eligibility rules and timescales for each of the priorities. These are listed below. It is important to read and understand these as we will not assess applications which are ineligible to apply to a particular priority.

Follow the link here for further information.

The Armed Forces Covenant Website

The new website for the Armed Forces Covenant has now been launched and the link is shown (Here>>)