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Show your support to your armed forces community

We want businesses to show their support to the armed forces community, find out how you can get involved. 

Become a forces friendly employer

The Armed Forces Covenant proudly supports those who serve.

Businesses, charitable, and public sector organisations of all sizes who wish to support the armed forces community can sign the covenant. 

Find out more about becoming a forces friendly employer

Community Covenant Grant Scheme

The Covenant Fund has £10 million each year to support the Armed Forces Covenant by funding projects which address specific priorities. 

Who can apply: 

  • a registered charity
  • a local authority
  • a school or other statutory organisation
  • a Community Interest Company
  • an armed forces unit with a UIN

This organisation will be the accountable body for the grant.

Who can't apply:

  • Individuals can't apply and cannot be a partner organisation.
  • Unincorporated organisations which aren't registered as charities cannot apply.
  • Partnerships and social enterprises that aren't registered charities or Community Interest Companies cannot apply, but they can work as a partner with an eligible lead applicant.

Find out more about Armed Forces Covenant local grants.

Employer Recognition Scheme

The Employer Recognition Scheme acknowledges employers who provided exceptional support to the armed forces community. Find out more about the Employer Recognition Scheme 

Find out more about employing reservists and key facts on employing reservists in the NHS.

How to promote the armed forces community

You can show support by using the Armed Forces Covenant logo on your promotional material.

Our new armed forces e-learning

Our e-learning gives you an understanding into the Armed Forces Covenant and how it can be honoured and implemented into our community.

It will also help you understand and apply the principles of the covenant at a local level, it outlines useful resources and support that's available for veterans. 

Simply click on the link below and select 'external partners login' to access. 



You can decide how you want to support the Armed Forces Community.

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