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Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 145121, tabled on 28 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many applications to the Covenant Fund Trust were received by local authorities in each of the last five years; and what amount was distributed to successful applicants.

Answered on

4 February 2021

All grants made by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust are available to view on their website:

https://covenantfund.org.uk/.

A total of 164 grants have been requested by Local Authorities since Financial Year (FY) 2015-16: 20 in FY 2015-16, 37 in FY 2016-17, 30 in FY 2017-18, 42 in FY 2018-19, 31 in FY 2019-20 and four in 2020-21. 117 of these applications were successful with grants being awarded. The total value of grants awarded to Local Authorities between FY 2015-16 and FY 2020-21 is £8,753,332.