Vulnerable

On 7 June, Cabrini House in Orpington was awash with  volunteers from HSBC UK who helped with the first stages of a garden transformation funded by the Co-op. As part of Volunteers Week, Diagrama welcomed a group of volunteers from HSBC’s UK Commercial Banking team to Cabrini House, their home for adults with learning disabilities…

A grant of £9,600 from the Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund administered by Kent Community Foundation is helping the Horsebridge Arts Centre prepare for their ‘Seventy Years in the Making Tea Party’ Project. The Horsebridge Arts Centre is hosting community art workshops to create a plethora of tea party items  to display in…

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 £187,000 to distribute to grassroots groups to enhance their digital offer and strengthen client-facing technology infrastructure. The Digital Inclusion Fund is open for applications from charitable organisations across Kent and Medway who are working hard to reduce digital exclusion. Grants of up to £10,000 are available for a wide range of…

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…

Kent Community Foundation was delighted to make a £500 donation towards a Christmas Dinner for stroke survivors in Dartford. The Thames Gateway YMCA asked the Kent Community Foundation team for financial support for a Christmas Lunch for twenty stroke survivors, many of whom are over fifty and vulnerable and attend a weekly YMCA fitness class…

Kent Community Foundation has been supporting The Music Man Project since 2017 and funding from The Auston Trust Fund will be used to stage this December’s sell out Music Man Project Christmas Concert in Gillingham. The Music Man Project is an accessible music education service creating inspirational opportunities for people with a learning disability to…

Kent Community Foundation’s annual Surviving Winter campaign to support the elderly and vulnerable will be more pertinent this year with the growing concerns over fuel price increases. Each year Kent Community Foundation launches its Surviving Winter Campaign to raise awareness of the number of avoidable winter deaths amongst the elderly and to ask those who…