Fundraising

Kent Community Foundation is pleased to have teamed up with Made By Sport to offer sports clubs and organisations in Kent and Medway the opportunity to apply for a grant to support young people as they start to recover from the effects of the latest lockdown The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on…

On the anniversary of the first lockdown grant-maker Kent Community Foundation announces that it has distributed £5.1million in pandemic support grants to 1583 organisations and families across Kent and Medway           Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that it has given out £5,100,000 to charities, community groups and families facing…

Hugh O’Neill is walking the equivalent of Land’s End to John O’Groats to raise funds for a sensory room for adults with learning disabilities in Orpington. As a thank you, some of the residents joined the walking challenge and clocked up an impressive 100 miles The walking challenge will raise funds for a sensory room…

Over the last 20 years Kent Community Foundation has distributed over £40 million to good causes. To celebrate this major milestone, the Foundation has created the 20th Anniversary Fund to distribute over £350,000 to organisations across Kent and Medway   The 20th Anniversary Fund will open for applications for core support in February 2021 and…

A new Strategic Recovery Fund from Kent County Council and administered through Kent Community Foundation is now open for grants of between £5,000 and £10,000       Kent Community Foundation is administering a new Strategic Recovery Fund on behalf of Kent County Council to help organisations across Kent adapt to the post COVID-19 “new…

This December, a donation from the Albert Burns Children’s Fund will allow creative kits to be distributed to disadvantaged families in Margate The Albert Burns Children’s Fund, which is managed by Kent Community Foundation, has awarded the What’s Coming out of the Box charity, £2,600, to provide two hundred “Christmas Show Boxes” for disadvantaged families…

This Winter, Kent Community Foundation is asking you to Knock and Check on your elderly neighbours so that together we can support the lonely and isolated and save lives Kent Community Foundation wants to build on the fabulous community spirit shown in the county during lockdown, to reduce the number of avoidable deaths amongst the…

Ahead of World Mental Health Day on 10 October, charity Diagrama has announced its plans to turn an unused space into a vintage railway carriage to improve the wellbeing of its residents in its Edensor care home in Clacton on Sea. The train station will be used by residents’ and their loved ones and eventually…

Since March, grant maker Kent Community Foundation has awarded over £2 million in emergency funding to individuals, charities and community groups across Kent and Medway who have either been affected by, or are working with, those who have been affected by the pandemic Over 600 grants totalling just over £2m have been awarded to organisations and…

Cabbies from the London Taxi Drivers’ Charity for Children have been distributing “school starter packs” to children returning to the classroom this September Over 1,000 backpacks containing stationery essentials are being distributed to a number of schools teaching disadvantaged and special needs children across London and the South East. The idea to help welcome children…