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Grants from Kent Community Foundation will allow communities across Kent to celebrate the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. In January Buckingham Palace announced that The King and The Queen hoped the Coronation Weekend would provide an opportunity to spend time and celebrate with friends, families and communities. Kent Community Foundation was delighted to…

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 30 January, eleven members of the Kent Community Foundation team, spent time volunteering with Celebration Church in Maidstone to help with creating some new systems and packaging  food boxes to support local families. The team, who in their day jobs award grants to community groups and charities across the county   helped Scott and Lydia,…

The renovation and remodelling of the Frittenden Memorial Hall was celebrated at a drinks event on 14 October Guests at the drinks reception included Tim Bull DL, Helen Grant MP for Maidstone and The Weald, Kent Community Foundation, and many residents from the village who chatted over drinks and enjoyed entertainment by local Abba tribute…

Robert Sackville-West, DL, speaks about why charitable giving today is more important than ever before, and how working with Kent Community Foundation is the easiest way to make a difference to local communities across Kent. Like many philanthropists, Robert is very concerned about the developing cost of living crisis affecting people across his home county. …

During National Allotments Week,  Kent Community Foundation is highlighting their Amity Allotment Fund. The Amity Allotment Fund, forms part of Kent Community Foundation’s environmental strategy and   distributes grants of up to £7,500 to encourage the expansion of existing allotments or the creation of new sites throughout Kent. Opened in March 2022, the Amity Allotment Fund…

A group of 34 adults who are part of the Diagrama Foundation Supported Living Service in Bromley are thrilled to have secured an allotment in Orpington. The allotment in Orpington will benefit 34 adults with learning disabilities who are part of  Diagrama Foundation’s  Supported Living Service in Bromley. It is well documented that allotments not…

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…

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 Arts Council England Let’s Create Jubilee Fund, will open on 4 January and will offer grants of up to £10,000 to voluntary organisations for creative and cultural activities to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Kent Community Foundation will be one of the network of community foundations distributing the Arts Council England Let’s…