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Look Ahead has received funding from Kent Community Foundation to turn barren outdoor spaces within supported living accommodation into gardens to grow food. The Look Ahead project will benefit thirty vulnerable young adults living in supported housing in Ashford, Folkestone Shepway, and Dover. The £3,948 grant from Kent Community Foundation will help them to transform…

A partnership between Hadlow Community Allotment and Hadlow Primary School to help children understand the environment, where their food comes from, and the importance of sustainability, has received a grant from Kent Community Foundation. Hadlow Community Allotment was established in partnership with Hadlow Primary School in 2019. An area in the school’s playing field was…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded twenty-four grants totalling £140,000 to voluntary and community organisations across Kent and Medway from the Arts Council England’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund. Kent Community Foundation has today announced the twenty-four  successful projects that have received a share of £140,000 from the Arts Council Let’s Create Jubilee Fund. These exciting creative…

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…

The Kent Community Foundation team spent the morning volunteering to help clean the beach at Greatstone as part of the Great British Spring Clean. On 6 April 2022, members of the Kent Community Foundation team (and some of their children) headed to Greatstone, near New Romney to meet volunteers from Litter Picking Watch Romney Marsh…

A Custom Food Lab project has received a grant of £5,000 from Kent Community Foundation to kickstart a district wide ‘Patchwork Farm’ Custom Food Lab applied to Kent Community Foundation for funding to cover the salary of a Community Food Growing Trainer to deliver workshops and volunteer sessions about permaculture and organic food growing practices…

The residents of the Edensor Care Centre in Clacton on Sea celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party. The residents of the Edensor Care Home in Clacton celebrated Mother’s Day with a Princess Party on 26 March. The idea for the party was conceived after three residents had asked to become a Princess for the…

Led by the Wild CIC has received funding from Kent Community Foundation for themed conservation and environmental activities. Based in Ashford, Led by the Wild CIC, has received funding to increase the numbers of activities aimed at those who are concerned about the climate crisis and environmental challenges. Their ‘Nature Nurture’ has already  attracted children,…

The Taxi Charity was delighted to attend the event to commemorate the  77th Anniversary of Operation Varsity at Markshall Estate, in Essex on 24 March. Taxi Charity volunteer Brian Heffernan was thrilled to take veterans Tom Schaffer, 97, and John Pinkerton, 80, in his black Taxi to an event at Markshall Estate, Colchester to commemorate…

As we approach Mother’s Day, thousands of women across the UK will look forward to celebrating with their children while thousands more will be reminded that they don’t have the family they long for. Sue, 52, knows how awful  Mother’s Day was for her, while she spent years trying to have children and although she…