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Small Charity Week gives everyone the opportunity to thank the small charities who make a real difference to communities across the UK Over the last twenty years Kent Community Foundation has awarded over £44 million in just over 9000 grants to organisations, families and individuals across Kent and Medway.  As part of the Foundation’s commitment…

On 2 June 2021, a list of The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) Awardees was published in ‘The Gazette’ and on the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport homepage. The list included the Taxi Charity for Military Veterans. The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans is thrilled to have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s…

Having recently launched an environmental strategy, Kent Community Foundation is using World Environment Day to highlight the financial support that is available for community projects that help to protect and promote the environment World Environment Day is celebrated worldwide on 5 June and encourages everyone to consider how they can improve the planet by making…

This Volunteers’ Week let’s all take some time to thank volunteers for their invaluable contribution There are an estimated 450,000 volunteers in Kent and Medway. Volunteers’ Week gives us all the opportunity to thank them for supporting organisations across the county. Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said “During an exceptionally difficult year, people…

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…