Army Benevolent Fund Board

The Army Benevolent Fund Board was established under the Army Benevolent Fund Act (1947) to administer funds in special accounts existing in the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

Army Benevolent Fund Board

The Army Benevolent Fund Board was established under the Army Benevolent Fund Act (1947) to administer funds in special accounts existing in the Consolidated Revenue Fund. The funds represented a source of relief for WWII veterans and their dependants when help was not available from other programs or social benefits. The board comprised 5 members, with one nominated from the National Council of Veterans Associations in Canada and one from the Royal Canadian Legion, and reported to Parliament through the minister of veterans affairs. The Board's activities ceased 31 March, 1997.