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The Kent Community Foundation Needs in Kent Conference gave charities, community groups and funders the opportunity to look at the county’s needs and discuss how collaborative action might affect change. On 15 June, two hundred delegates met at the Village Hotel in Maidstone to attend the first Kent Community Foundation Needs in Kent Conference. The…

Children from St Andrew’s School in Rochester have donated £440 to the Kent Community Foundation Fund for the Environment In May St Andrews School in Rochester celebrated ‘Earth Day’ and enthused by the lessons they had learnt, raised money through a series of ecological activities to donate to the Kent Community Foundation Fund for the Environment which…

The new Kent Community Foundation Learning Journey Fund  will support up to ten applications from staff  or volunteers from charities based in Kent and Medway to discover new insights and inspiration to improve their organisation’s performance. The funding of up to £1,500 will allow the recipients  to visit organisations  and from national and international best…

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…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded twenty-four grants totalling £140,000 to voluntary and community organisations across Kent and Medway from the Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund. Kent Community Foundation has today announced the twenty-four  successful projects that have received a share of £140,000 from the Arts Council Let’s Create Jubilee Fund. These exciting creative…

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce the Medway Better Connected Fund has new funding to support digital inclusion. Digital Inclusion often affects the elderly as they may not have the skills to use computers or smart phones and may not have access to the internet. Grants of up to £5,000 from the Medway Better Connected…

Young Carers Action Day raises awareness about young and young adult carers and the issues they face every day The Ivy and Jane Charitable Trust Fund administered by Kent Community Foundation knows only too well the issues that face young carers across Kent. Since 2005 they have distributed £500,000 to help children and young adult…

Kent Community Foundation has announced a new fund to support community allotments across Kent and Medway. Community allotments are a great way of making friends, improving mental health, living a healthier lifestyle, and preserving the environment while attracting wildlife to the area.     The Amity Allotment Fund, forms part of Kent Community Foundation’s environmental strategy…

Kent’s grassroots charities and community groups came together on 2 February to celebrate their work Kent Community Foundation hosted a ‘Causes the Matter’ event with John Weir JP, The High Sheriff of Kent at the Rochester Corn Exchange on 2 February to celebrate the work that small grassroots charities and community groups are doing across…

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…