||<p>The sum of £1,255,365 was spent on the Armistice and Armed Forces Communities programme
awarded by the independent, LIBOR-funded Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust. The awards
funded the purchase from There But Not There of silhouettes of First World War soldiers.
A full list of community groups that received awards is published at:</p><p>https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/armistice-and-armed-forces-communities-programme-awards/</p><p>The
purchased silhouettes of First World War soldiers are the property of the community
groups, and they will be able to display them in years to come.</p><p>A report has
been produced by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust, published at:</p><p>https://www.covenantfund.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Armistice.pdf</p><p>2,773
awards were made across the United Kingdom. An evaluation of the programme showed
that 69% of projects had brought communities together more than they were expecting;
and that 75% of projects planned to do follow up work as a result of their event.
Communities were highly positive about the impact the soldier silhouettes had on their
events, reporting that they encouraged engagement between children and veterans.</p>