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£400,000 from the John Swire 1989 Charitable Trust will allow Kent Community Foundation to offer multi-year funding to thirteen organisations across Kent and Medway. Thanks to the generosity and vision of the John Swire 1989 Charitable Trust, £400,000 has been made available to Kent Community Foundation to be used to support thirteen organisations. With running…

Between 19 and 23 June, the UK will celebrate and raise awareness of the essential work of the third sector during Small Charities Week.   Over the last twenty one year’s Kent Community Foundation has awarded almost £60 million to  small charities and community groups across the county. Last year, Kent Community Foundation awarded just…

On 17 February grant makers from Kent Community Foundation volunteered their time to support the community group Families Eating And Sharing Together to deliver a hot meal to families whose children receive a free school meal during term time. The community food project Families Eating And Sharing Together, known as FEAST, is run by a…

New Million Pound Fund To Support Good Causes in Kent Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for grants from the new Charles Burnett III Memorial Fund. The Fund, in memory of Charles Burnett a generous philanthropist who lived near Lymington in Hampshire will support small grassroots charities across Kent…

Kent Community Foundation has initiated additional financial support with the introduction of a Cost-Of-Living Uplift Fund. With major concerns about organisations across Kent being able  to continue providing their vital services during the cost-of-living crisis, Kent Community Foundation has taken the decision to initiate an automatic monetary uplift on funding, to give charities and community…

Great Big Green Week celebrates community action to tackle climate change and protect nature. Kent Community Foundation is committed to supporting projects which protect Kent’s beautiful countryside and coastline and address social issues which are intertwined with environmental impact. During Great Big Green Week, they are  highlighting the financial support that is available for charities…

Kent Community Foundation is holding a free advice clinic for voluntary organisations and community groups who support children and young people in Thanet.       Kent Community Foundation has been funding organisations across Kent and Medway for over twenty years. Last year they awarded funding totalling £4m to charities and community groups across the…

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that from January 2022 Robert Sackville-West will Chair their Board of Trustees For twenty years grant-maker Kent Community Foundation has been supporting  organisations across Kent and Medway. Behind the charity is a hard-working group of volunteer trustees who are the governing body and ultimately are responsible for everything the…

This Christmas, food education charity Communigrow based in East Malling, is hosting eco-friendly wreath making workshops and a winter family celebration. This December Communigrow is holding wreath making events  and a winter family celebration to spread some festive cheer and raise money to support the educational activities they provide for young people and vulnerable groups.…

This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Kent Community Foundation financially supporting charities and community groups across Kent and Medway One community group which has been supported by Kent Community Foundation for the last twenty years is the Pegasus Playscheme in Dover which offers children, including those who have rare and complex disabilities a fun-packed…