Covenant in action

Strengthening the Covenant in Legislation

29 January, 2021

Strengthening the Covenant in Legislation  This week saw the Armed Forces Bill 2021 officially introduced to parliament for debate.  This is legislation which has to be passed every 5 years to enable parliament to approve the continued existence of the Armed Forces!  The Bill also presents an opportunity to include additional legislation related to the […]

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Case studies highlight use of Covenant Fund grants

The Covenant Fund grants team have collated a series of case studies on both small grants and large grants awarded by the team. These case studies are an invaluable aid to understanding the Covenant Fund, and how it can be utilised in a variety of projects. Click on the icons below to find out how grant money […]

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The Sandbag Times veterans magazine: issue 32 now available

The Sandbag Times is an online magazine written by veterans, for veterans. It contains all the latest national and international armed forces and veterans news. This month’s issue is now available to read online. For information about support and advice on veterans, please take a look at the  Veterans page on this website or visit […]

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Guide for local authorities now available

A new guide for practitioners in local authorities has been published by the Armed Forces Covenant team. As part of their work to take forward the recommendations of the Our community – our covenant report, they consulted closely with covenant stakeholders to put together a guide to the Armed Forces Covenant. The local authority guide […]

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“The whole community have benefitted from the Covenant”

The RAF Families Federation have posted an interview with Gill Angel, a Community Development Officer at RAF Scampton. She’s the station’s Covenant Champion and discusses how the Armed Forces Covenant has helped personnel, families and civilians in the community. Gill states “the Covenant is not just a funding pot. There is a lot more about […]

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