Press Releases

Residents at Cabrini House in Orpington have completed an upcycling project to turn old filing cabinets into garden planters When the charity Diagrama, moved into a new office in Kent Space in Chatham, they had a few filing cabinets that were no longer required. The residents of Cabrini house in Orpington, the charity’s home for…

Care provider Diagrama Foundation to take over from April 1, 2021 Diagrama has been awarded a 5-year contract for the management of a supported living service for adults with learning disabilities in the London Borough of Bromley. From April 1, Diagrama will manage the service for 35 people across 9 different homes throughout the borough.…

Arun Estates, Parent Company of Wards Estate Agents in Kent, has given financial support to ill children for eighteen years and in that time have awarded over £10 million   Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive, Kent Community Foundation, said, “Kent Community Foundation has been administering charitable funds for Arun Estates since 2003 and we are delighted…

When the UK went into the first Coronavirus lockdown on 20 March 2020 no one could have predicted that a year later the country would still be facing so many restrictions. The Taxi Charity has been looking back on the past year.   The Taxi Charity was with a group of veterans in Oosterbeek in…

Medway Council has appointed Kent Community Foundation to administer a Fund to offer financial support to charitable groups in Medway The Medway Better Connected Community Chest Fund is open now for applications from charitable groups who deliver services to reduce loneliness and social isolation to the over 65’s living in Medway. Natalie Smith, Director of…

Kent Community Foundation reminds charities and community groups, who have been affected by the pandemic, about their social loans, which can help bridge gaps in income and enable improvements and expansion Kent Community Foundation recognises how difficult it is for charitable organisations across Kent and Medway, who are experiencing a surge in demand for their…

On 8 March, the world will celebrate women’s achievement, raise awareness against bias, and act for equality on International Women’s Day The Kent Community Foundation Women’s Fund was set up to challenge inequality, abuse, exploitation and disadvantage in the home, workplace and the community and offer a programme of funding that enables women and girls to take…

On Young Carers Action Day, Kent Community Foundation announces it has awarded over £500,000 to support Young Carers in Kent and Medway Young Carers Action Day raises awareness of the challenges faced by young carers and campaigns for greater support for them. Since 2001 Kent Community Foundation has supported over 18,000 young carers across Kent…