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Kent Community Foundation recently awarded £4,000 to the Angel Tree initiative to buy Christmas presents for the children of inmates at HMP Swaleside, HMP Elmley, HMP Rochester and HMP East Sutton Park. The annual Angel Tree project was developed by the Prison Fellowship to give parents in prison the opportunity to send a Christmas present…

Kent Community Foundation’s grants team will be offering 1-1 funding advice appointments to charities and community groups across Kent and Medway New 1-1 funding advice sessions are being introduced to give charitable organisations the opportunity to gain advice and information from experienced grant-makers Kent Community Foundation about how to draft a compelling application and what…

Grant makers Kent Community Foundation has appointed three new trustees to guide their work assisting philanthropic individuals, families and businesses improve the lives of local people and communities across Kent. The Kent Community Foundation Trustee board, which is chaired by Robert Sackville-West, DL, has been strengthened with the appointment of three trustees, Cheryl Chan, Trevor…

On Thursday 7 September, Kent Community Foundation had the pleasure of naming a boat, at a ceremony held at the Medway Watersports Centre in Gillingham. The three Medway Watersports boats had all initially been given number identification but the trust decided that their power boats deserved names. They asked Kent Community Foundation if they might…

Between 19 and 23 June, the UK will celebrate and raise awareness of the essential work of the third sector during Small Charities Week.   Over the last twenty one year’s Kent Community Foundation has awarded almost £60 million to  small charities and community groups across the county. Last year, Kent Community Foundation awarded just…

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…

Charities and community groups are invited to a free information and advice session in Margate hosted by Kent Community Foundation. On 20 June, experienced grant-makers Kent Community Foundation, who have distributed almost £60 million to good causes across the county, will be offering advice and information about funding. The session at Margate Caves Community Education…

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…

A £5,000 grant from Kent Community Foundation will enable The Princess Project to expand its services into Tonbridge. The Princess Project has been successfully working with and supporting disadvantaged mums and their families in Kent for the last 11 years. A Kent Community Foundation grant of £5,000 will enable them to help more mums by…

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…