charities

The Kent Community Foundation Needs in Kent Conference gave charities, community groups and funders the opportunity to look at the county’s needs and discuss how collaborative action might affect change. On 15 June, two hundred delegates met at the Village Hotel in Maidstone to attend the first Kent Community Foundation Needs in Kent Conference. The…

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 £50k available now from the Albert Burns Children’s Charitable Trust Fund, for charities and community groups working with children and young people in the Thanet area.   Starlings Support CIC has received funding from the Albert Burns Children’s Charitable Trust Fund     Applications are open now for a share of…

Opening at the end of November 2021, the new Kent Community Foundation Digital Inclusion Fund will offer grants of up to £10,000 for organisations, to enhance digital offers in the Kent County Council area. Thanks to a generous match funding programme from Kent County Council, Kent Community Foundation’s donors have raised over £300,000 for the…

Kent County Council has appointed grant-maker Kent Community Foundation to administer a £300,000 fund to help charities and community groups adversely affected by the pandemic. Following the success of  Kent County Council’s first Strategic Recovery Fund which Kent Community Foundation administered, an additional £300,000 is now available to support charities and community groups. In the…

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. Having had to cancel the previous two High Sheriff Award events during the pandemic,  the ceremony on the 1 September was a unique occasion, with the two previous…

Over the last 20 years Kent Community Foundation has distributed over £40 million to good causes. To celebrate this major milestone, the Foundation has created the 20th Anniversary Fund to distribute over £350,000 to organisations across Kent and Medway   The 20th Anniversary Fund will open for applications for core support in February 2021 and…

A new Strategic Recovery Fund from Kent County Council and administered through Kent Community Foundation is now open for grants of between £5,000 and £10,000       Kent Community Foundation is administering a new Strategic Recovery Fund on behalf of Kent County Council to help organisations across Kent adapt to the post COVID-19 “new…