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6th February 2014
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) established to help ex-Service men and women make a successful transition back to civilian life, has awarded a grant of £73,098 to The Royal British Legion to double the sample size in the forthcoming update of their national survey of the Armed Forces Community.
The original survey, still the only national survey of its type, was carried out ten years ago....
5th February 2014
Veterans in need of housing support will be able to benefit from up to £40 million being ploughed in to life changing accommodation initiatives across the country, the Defence Minister Anna Soubry has announced during a visit to Blind Veterans UK today.
The new funding, guaranteed through LIBOR fines imposed on banks, has doubled the total amount the Government has given to Armed Forces...
5th February 2014
The vast majority of those that served in the Royal Observer Corps, did so as unpaid volunteers to the Crown. There were some 200,000 personnel that served during the Corps’ 70 year history, until 1995 when the service was stood down. Since 1945 the ROC Benevolent Fund has served those personnel; it continues today, providing help for former members and their dependents in need, hardship...
22nd January 2014
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) established to help ex-Service men and women make a successful transition back to civilian life, has awarded a grant of £23,000 to the Institute for Local Governance working on behalf of a public sector and voluntary body partnership. The grant will fund a research project which will investigate the knowledge sharing processes and practices of organisations...
21st January 2014
The Scottish Grants Committee of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has awarded £20,000 to Combat Stress to support the work of the Veterans’ charity in Scotland.
The grant will help fund clinical treatment at Hollybush House, Combat Stress’s treatment centre in Ayrshire.
ABF The Soldiers’ Charity is for soldiers, for life, providing financial assistance to all soldiers and...
9th January 2014
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) is funding the Directory of Social Change (DSC) to conduct an independent and comprehensive review of the military charity sector, and to produce an authoritative on-line Guide to the Military Charity Sector.
There is currently no single independent source of information on charities in the UK that cater for serving and ex-serving personnel and their families...
18th December 2013
A Christmas gift of £500,000 from philanthropist and businessman Sir Michael Hintze to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) is to be used to help spread some Christmas cheer amongst the families of HMS Illustrious which has been assisting the typhoon Haiyan disaster efforts in the Philippines.
The Hintze Family Charitable Foundation will gift the donation over 20 years but it...
12th December 2013
Today (11/12/13) a group of wounded Service-personnel and veterans presented the Help for Heroes run Recovery Centre, Tedworth House, with £259,000. The group formed Race2Recovery; a team of volunteers racing to inspire those who are injured, disabled or facing adversity. Race2Recovery made history this year when they were the first disabled team to complete the world’s toughest car...
18th November 2013
We are delighted to let you know that The Scottish Government is to provide Veterans Scotland with funding of £200,000 over the next three years in order to develop new and improved support for the 400,000 veterans within our communities the whole of the country. This funding is in addition to the recent increase in funding available through the Scottish Veterans Fund which has increased...
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