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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...
31st October 2013
New Help for Heroes early intervention psychological support project could prevent thousands of veterans developing more serious mental health conditions
New mental wellbeing support for up to 3,000 Armed Forces veterans and their families every year
Help for Heroes Hidden Wounds psychological support programme to be funded with a £2.7m grant from the Armed Forces Covenant (LIBOR) Fund....
17th October 2013
The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), established to help Service men and women make a successful transition back to civilian life, has awarded a grant to The Poppy Factory and the Centre for Mental Health to research employability for veterans with mental health problems.
The project will explore:
Whether the numbers of ex-Service personnel who have a mental health condition and remain in work...
11th September 2013
As part of its partnership with The Royal Foundation’s Endeavour Fund, The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) is supporting ‘Walk on Wales’ with a grant of £30,000 towards funding safety equipment, vehicles and administration costs for the event which started on 25th August 2013.
Up to 5,000 people (at intervals) are expected to join 11 teams of veterans walking the entire...
11th September 2013
Blind Veterans UK is delighted to have been awarded £1 million from the Armed Forces Covenant LIBOR Fund towards our vital work. This is what our Chief Executive has to say about what we are going to do with the money:
Robert Leader - Chief Executive of Blind Veterans UK, said:
"Blind Veterans UK is delighted that blind ex-Service men and women will benefit from the Libor fines money....
11th September 2013
In response to The Rt Hon George Osborne MP’s announcement about the latest round of LIBOR Funding:
Air Commodore Paul Hughesdon, Director of Welfare and Policy at the RAF Benevolent Fund said:
“While society readily recognises the sacrifices made by serving personnel, it is all too easy to overlook the impact that Service life can have upon families. So it is very pleasing to see...
30th August 2013
The FiMT team will be hosting a briefing morning from 10.30 am at New Haig House, Edinburgh on the 1st Oct 2013.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to reserve a space, or require further information.
29th August 2013
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Criteria for Tranche 3 of the LIBOR Fund has been announced. Bidding for Tranche 3 opens on the 5th September 2013.
To download the criteria and an application form please click here
For more information about LIBOR Fund, please click here
27th August 2013
Award-winning online mental wellbeing service Big White Wall (BWW) is delighted to announce it has been successful in its bid for funding from the Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT). This funding, combined with monies from the Department of Health earlier in the year, means BWW will roll out its service via an app which can be used on all mobile devices.
The app will enable new and existing Armed...
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