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A grant of £9,600 from the Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund administered by Kent Community Foundation is helping the Horsebridge Arts Centre prepare for their ‘Seventy Years in the Making Tea Party’ Project. The Horsebridge Arts Centre is hosting community art workshops to create a plethora of tea party items  to display in…

Kent Community Foundation will host a Needs in Kent Conference on 15 June 2022 to explore the emerging issues facing the county after the pandemic. Last year Kent Community Foundation commissioned a detailed report about specific needs across each district within Kent and Medway and the conference will give attendees the  opportunity to discuss what…

A grant of £4,800 from Kent Community Foundation will be used by Swale Community and Voluntary Services to fund initiatives including their popular film club Swale Community and Voluntary Services (Swale CVS) has been running a transport and befriending service for older people in the local community for over twenty years. They have been supported…

The annual Kent Community Foundation Surviving Winter Campaign raises awareness of the many issues the elderly face during the colder months and asks for donations to support those organisations who offer a service for older people. One group that the Surviving Winter Campaign might help is Wellbeing Link. The organisation  run by almost forty volunteers,…

Kent Community Foundation was delighted to make a £500 donation towards a Christmas Dinner for stroke survivors in Dartford. The Thames Gateway YMCA asked the Kent Community Foundation team for financial support for a Christmas Lunch for twenty stroke survivors, many of whom are over fifty and vulnerable and attend a weekly YMCA fitness class…

‘Companionship at Christmas’ provides support over the festive period, for older people in Swale who are lonely, socially isolated, lacking mobility or have a disability ‘Companionship at Christmas’ an initiative from Swale Community and Voluntary Services provides an invaluable service to those who would otherwise be lonely over the Christmas period. Kent Community Foundation awarded the…

On 1 November Kent Community Foundation launched its annual Surviving Winter Campaign The community group, Friendly Faces of Kent is just one of the hundreds of organisations supporting the elderly and isolated across Kent and Medway that the money the campaign raises might support. Sheerness based, Friendly Faces of Kent was established in June 2018…

Kent Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign to support the elderly and vulnerable will be more pertinent this year with the growing concerns over fuel price increases. Each year Kent Community Foundation launches its Surviving Winter Campaign to raise awareness of the number of avoidable winter deaths amongst the elderly and to ask those who…