Kent

During Autism Awareness Week, Kent Community Foundation is highlighting some of the good causes it has supported   Autism Awareness Week is a chance to speak up for the rights of autistic people, and highlight the social, economic, health and educational obstacles that many autistic people face. Kent Community Foundation has been looking back at some of the…

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…

The charity Diagrama, which supports vulnerable people through residential care, adoption and fostering across the south east of England has recently moved its Head Office into a new office in Kent Space, Chatham. The office will house Diagrama’s finance, HR, fostering and adoption administration, marketing, and communication teams. Sue McGowan, Director, Kent Space, said, “When…

Arun Estates, Parent Company of Wards Estate Agents in Kent, has given financial support to ill children for eighteen years and in that time have awarded over £10 million   Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said, “Kent Community Foundation has been administering charitable funds for Arun Estates since 2003 and we are delighted…

Medway Council has appointed Kent Community Foundation to administer a Fund to offer financial support to charitable groups in Medway The Medway Better Connected Community Chest Fund is open now for applications from charitable groups who deliver services to reduce loneliness and social isolation to the over 65’s living in Medway. Natalie Smith, Director of…

Kent Community Foundation reminds charities and community groups, who have been affected by the pandemic, about their social loans, which can help bridge gaps in income and enable improvements and expansion Kent Community Foundation recognises how difficult it is for charitable organisations across Kent and Medway, who are experiencing a surge in demand for their…

On 8 March, the world will celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias, and act for equality on International Women’s Day The Kent Community Foundation Women’s Fund was set up to challenge inequality, abuse, exploitation and disadvantage in the home, workplace and the community and offer a programme of funding that enables women and girls to take…

On Young Carers Action Day, Kent Community Foundation announces it has awarded over £500,000 to support Young Carers in Kent and Medway Young Carers Action Day raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and campaigns for greater support for them. Since 2001 Kent Community Foundation has supported over 18,000 young carers across Kent…