Tunbridge Wells

The Maidstone Lions Club has presented an Abi Cooling cot to the maternity bereavement suite Pembury Hospital. The Maidstone Lions Club officially handed over an Abi Cooling cot to the Hope Butler Suite at Pembury Hospital, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust this October. The new Abi Cooling Cot will enable families who suffer the…

£400,000 from the John Swire 1989 Charitable Trust will allow Kent Community Foundation to offer multi-year funding to thirteen organisations across Kent and Medway. Thanks to the generosity and vision of the John Swire 1989 Charitable Trust, £400,000 has been made available to Kent Community Foundation to be used to support thirteen organisations. With running…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded £45,000 from the Ukrainian Support Fund to organisations that are supporting Ukrainian Refugees in Kent. The Ukrainian Support Fund launched in 2022 with funding from the Masonic Charitable Foundation to  help local charities and community groups supporting Ukrainian refugees’ social integration into the UK. Kent Community Foundation has distributed £45,000…

Charities and Community groups in Kent are invited to apply to Kent Community Foundation for grants of up to £75,000 from a new Infrastructure Support Fund. The funding for the new Infrastructure Support Fund has been provided by Kent County Council and will be awarded to charities, community groups and CICs to support existing, dormant…

The Wards Charitable Fund,  which is administered by Kent Community Foundation, has donated £49,000 to fourteen foodbanks across the county. The foodbanks each received £3,500 the week before Christmas to provide food for those struggling to feed their families. This donation is part of a pledge from Wards and their parent group Arun Estates that…

New Million Pound Fund To Support Good Causes in Kent Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for grants from the new Charles Burnett III Memorial Fund. The Fund, in memory of Charles Burnett a generous philanthropist who lived near Lymington in Hampshire will support small grassroots charities across Kent…

A new report from Kent Community Foundation details the positive impact grants totalling £4 million have made across the county in the last year. A report from grant makers Kent Community Foundation reveals that the grant makers distributed over £4 million to community groups and charities across the county in the financial year 2021/2022. A…

With a country wide shortage of foster carers, is now the time to make a new Year’s Resolution for 2023 that won’t only change your life, but will change the life of a child too? With over 70,000 children in care in England, Diagrama  a not-for-profit fostering agency is asking people to consider making an…

The renovation and remodelling of the Frittenden Memorial Hall was celebrated at a drinks event on 14 October Guests at the drinks reception included Tim Bull DL, Helen Grant MP for Maidstone and The Weald, Kent Community Foundation, and many residents from the village who chatted over drinks and enjoyed entertainment by local Abba tribute…