Press Releases

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 the 77th anniversary of D Day, volunteer London Cab drivers took a large group of WWII veterans to the National Memorial Arboretum to participate in the official opening of the British Normandy Memorial in Ver-sur-Mer   The Taxi Charity for Military Veterans originally planned to take a group of WWII veterans to Normandy to…

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…

Garden Wildlife week encourages you to explore, investigate, learn about, and celebrate the amazing creatures that live in gardens  Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said,  “One of the focuses of our new environmental strategy is projects that include education about local wildlife and nature. During Garden Wildlife week we wanted to talk about…

With restrictions lifting in England, it is now more important than ever to value self-care and personal health Award winning Dental Therapist Cat Edney warns that those who had to postpone their dental care during the pandemic should remember to prioritise getting back on track with their routine check-ups and gum health assessments. Dental Teams…