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Foster Care Fortnight is an annual campaign from The Fostering Network to raise awareness of the transformational power of fostering and to celebrate the fostering community, the theme is #WhyWeCare. The Fostering Network wants the whole fostering community, from foster carers to fostering services and care experienced children and young people, from fundraisers to campaigners,…

The High Sheriff of Kent, Remony Millwater, has announced the winners of the 2021 High Sheriff Awards 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 and is the final role for the High Sheriff at the…

Kent Community Foundation has been supporting mental health charities for over 20 years. They recently received news which prompted them to shout about the help that is available across the county. GTown Talents, an organisation that Kent Community Foundation supports, recently shared the tragic news that Tashan one of the lead actors in a production…

The Taxi Charity lost another of its family yesterday when WWII veteran Harry Bailey, who was to many the face of the charity, died in hospital, surrounded by his family             WWII veteran Harry Bailey, 99, from Lewisham, was a huge part of the Taxi Charity family. He was equally…

On Friday 23 April, #YouCanAdopt launches a national campaign to highlight the benefits of adopting family groups of children, to encourage people to consider brother and sister adoption. There are currently 2,030 children waiting to be adopted in England, of those approximately 890 (44%) are part of a family group. More than half of these…

This Thursday, on Earth Day, Kent Community Foundation will launch its Environmental Strategy to protect the county’s beautiful countryside and coastline and address social issues which are intertwined with environmental impact             Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said, “Kent Community Foundation is launching an environmental strategy and a new…

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…