Community Groups

Kent Community Foundation announces a new Eco Coaching Programme for charities. A new Kent Community Foundation Eco Coaching Programme will help charitable organisations develop skills and confidence to promote their early-stage ideas, projects and ways of working to improve their environmental impact. The programme, led by experienced local coach and presenter Liu Batchelor, is open…

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to award eight organisations a share of almost £460,000 from their Kent County Council funded Infrastructure Support Fund. The Infrastructure Support Fund opened in March with £600,000 from Kent County Council to support charities, community groups and CICs with existing, dormant or new infrastructure projects.   The first awards totalling…

Last year, Kent Community Foundation awarded just over £4.5 million to over 700 community groups across Kent and Medway. Based in Ashford, experienced grant makers Kent Community Foundation has announced that in the financial year ended April 2023,  it awarded just over £4.5 million in more than 880 grants, to over 700 grassroots organisations working…

Silverback Projects CIC in Dover has received £1,975 to offer woodland activities to help families under stress. Kent Community Foundation has awarded Silverback Projects CIC a grant of £1,975 for a series of eight family Silverback Wild Ways sessions that will help them develop knowledge of the woodland and work on improving their self-awareness. The…

Kent Community Foundation has awarded £45,000 from the Ukrainian Support Fund to organisations that are supporting Ukrainian Refugees in Kent. The Ukrainian Support Fund launched in 2022 with funding from the Masonic Charitable Foundation to  help local charities and community groups supporting Ukrainian refugees’ social integration into the UK. Kent Community Foundation has distributed £45,000…

Charities and Community groups in Kent are invited to apply to Kent Community Foundation for grants of up to £75,000 from a new Infrastructure Support Fund. The funding for the new Infrastructure Support Fund has been provided by Kent County Council and will be awarded to charities, community groups and CICs to support existing, dormant…

On 17 February grant makers from Kent Community Foundation volunteered their time to support the community group Families Eating And Sharing Together to deliver a hot meal to families whose children receive a free school meal during term time. The community food project Families Eating And Sharing Together, known as FEAST, is run by a…

On 21 March, grant makers Kent Community Foundation will be offering advice and information about funding at a clinic in Sevenoaks. Experienced grant makers Kent Community Foundation will be holding a funding advice and information clinic at Mencap Hall in Sevenoaks on 21 March for community groups and charities who need financial support. Natalie Smith,…

Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that The Lower Thames Crossing has appointed them to administer grants for community and environment projects in Gravesham and Medway through their pilot Community Fund Grassroots organisations in Gravesham and Medway are invited to apply to Kent Community Foundation for grants of up to £10,000 from the Lower…

New Million Pound Fund To Support Good Causes in Kent Kent Community Foundation is delighted to announce that applications are now open for grants from the new Charles Burnett III Memorial Fund. The Fund, in memory of Charles Burnett a generous philanthropist who lived near Lymington in Hampshire will support small grassroots charities across Kent…