Fundraising

Perry Hall Primary School in Orpington has very kindly donated a selection of young plants to Diagrama’s home for adults with learning disabilities. The staff and residents of Cabrini House in Orpington were delighted by a recent donation of 120 plants from Perry Hall Primary School. The adults that live at Cabrini House all have…

Kent County Council has appointed grant-maker Kent Community Foundation to administer a £300,000 fund to help charities and community groups adversely affected by the pandemic. Following the success of  Kent County Council’s first Strategic Recovery Fund which Kent Community Foundation administered, an additional £300,000 is now available to support charities and community groups. In the…

Over the last twenty years Kent Community Foundation has supported thousands of  grassroots organisations across Kent and Medway. One of the organisations the Foundation has been supporting since 2001 is the Prince of Wales Youth Club in Canterbury Since 2001, Kent Community Foundation has awarded over £45 million to over 9300 small charities and community…

Each year the Kent Community Foundation team offer some time to volunteer in the community as part of their commitment to getting to know the grassroots organisations that they support.               On Wednesday 8 September, the Kent Community Foundation team spent the day volunteering in Faversham, at the Abbey…

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to launch a new fund to support projects across Kent and Medway which protect the county’s beautiful countryside and coastline and address social issues which are intertwined with environmental impact Ahead of the COP26, UN climate summit, beginning on 31 October in Glasgow, Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce…

The annual High Sheriff Awards celebrate the charitable work of organisations who contribute their time and care to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community. Having had to cancel the previous two High Sheriff Award events during the pandemic,  the ceremony on the 1 September was a unique occasion, with the two previous…

Great Britain performed well in the Tokyo Olympics bringing home 65 medals  and no doubt inspiring many future athletes. Also inspired were the staff and residents of Cabrini House in Orpington, a home for adults with learning disabilities  who held their very own Olympics on 11 August. The residents competed for medals in a variety…

A grant of £4750 from Kent Community Foundation will allow charity Connaught Opera to stage a series of concerts for older people across Kent Charity Connaught Opera will be entertaining hundreds of older people across the county between 20 August and 20 October with a series of ten concerts funded by The Brook Trust Fund…

On Saturday 14th August, former Police Officer Steve Murphy, 64,  set off to cycle from St. James’s Square, London,  where WPC Yvonne Fletcher was killed, to her place of rest and home village of Semley in Wiltshire, to raise awareness of the ‘Campaign for Justice for Yvonne’ led by ex-Policeman and campaigner John Murray. Steve will…