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We are a professional grant-maker, helping local philanthropists to give to small charitable organisations across Kent and Medway. 

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Find out more about giving to those who support local communities through Kent Community Foundation.

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We award grants and loans to charities, voluntary organisations, community groups, CICs and CIOs in Kent and Medway.

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We help national grant-making Trusts to deliver their local Kent objectives and can support inactive trusts.

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Our Impact in Kent & Medway

Since 2001, Kent Community Foundation has distributed over £57 million in grants to hundreds of charities and deserving causes.

Here is a summary of our 2023/24 year:

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914 Grants to organisations and individuals

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£3.8 million Total amount in grants given out

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159 Organisations received a grant for the first time from KCF


Kent Community Foundation create strong local communities by connecting those who want to help with those seeking help...

We are part of a UK wide accredited network of 47 Community Foundations who are committed to improving the lives of local people and communities, particularly the most vulnerable, isolated, and disadvantaged.

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Our latest impact videos

SNAAP (Special Needs Advisory & Activities Project)

Medway Voluntary Action

Blackthorn Trust

MASSIVE 'thank you ' to everyone at Kent Community Foundation. Your funding support is HUGELY appreciated and has enabled us to get into the heart of local communities with REAL, affordable, healthy and tasty food that does so much more than feed people.

Community chef Mike Spackman, Sheppey Matters

KCF's enthusiasm for what we are doing and hoping to do, coupled with helpful advice, gave us the confidence to take this daunting step which has paid off.

Liz Turner, Octopus Foundation

It's great having a foundation that empowers organisations and charities in our community to make real positive differences and changes!

Tom, MMK Mind