Funding

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…

The annual Kent Community Foundation Surviving Winter Campaign raises awareness of the many issues the elderly face during the colder months and asks for donations to support those organisations who offer a service for older people. One group that the Surviving Winter Campaign might help is Wellbeing Link. The organisation  run by almost forty volunteers,…

Kent Community Foundation was delighted to make a £500 donation towards a Christmas Dinner for stroke survivors in Dartford. The Thames Gateway YMCA asked the Kent Community Foundation team for financial support for a Christmas Lunch for twenty stroke survivors, many of whom are over fifty and vulnerable and attend a weekly YMCA fitness class…

On 10 December, the Light Up New Romney volunteers will be holding their annual Christmas Parade. Light Up New Romney applied to Kent Community Foundation for a grant towards their November lantern making workshops and safety equipment for their annual December Christmas Parade and received a grant of £1,100. Established in 2017, Light Up New…

Kent Community Foundation has been supporting The Music Man Project since 2017 and funding from The Auston Trust Fund will be used to stage this December’s sell out Music Man Project Christmas Concert in Gillingham. The Music Man Project is an accessible music education service creating inspirational opportunities for people with a learning disability to…

A group of sixth form students from the Folkestone Academy has been working with Kent Community Foundation to learn how funding in the charitable sector works. In a new initiative Kent Community Foundation is working with sixth form sports students from Folkestone Academy as part of the Made by Sport Fund grants process. The brainchild…

On 1 November Kent Community Foundation launched its annual Surviving Winter Campaign The community group, Friendly Faces of Kent is just one of the hundreds of organisations supporting the elderly and isolated across Kent and Medway that the money the campaign raises might support. Sheerness based, Friendly Faces of Kent was established in June 2018…

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…

A Swift and Bat Conservation project in Medway has received Funding from Kent Community Foundation A project to develop nesting areas for swifts and bats which will help to educate the pupils of Abbey Court School in Strood about the environment, received a grant of £1,000 from Kent Community Foundation towards the installation of a…

The Kent Refugee Action Network applied to Kent Community Foundation for support to offer young people a way to develop links and connections with the local community through sports activities. Before Covid, sports activities offered a positive way for young refugee and asylum seekers to engage with their peers, build trust with  the Kent Refugee…