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Kent Needs Analysis 2022

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The Pargiter Trust Fund Deadline 10th July

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NEW FUND Learning Journey Fund

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Medway Better Connected Digital Inclusion Fund

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Vanquis Social Impact Fund Deadline 29th July

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Our Impact in Kent & Medway

Since 2001, Kent Community Foundation has distributed over £50 million in grants to hundreds of charities and deserving causes.

Here is a summary of our 2020/21 year:

Charity - Elderly lady and younger lady

1556 Grants to organisations and individuals

Charity - group of school children reading

£5 million Total amount in grants given out

Charity - young man with a disability on a boat

Over 900,000 Total number of beneficiaries

About

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

Diversity House

Clay Colour Works CIC

Olympia Boxing CIC

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
Two weeks today. If you're new to KCF, this is an opportunity to come and meet the team face-to-face to talk about… https://t.co/7u97hWtC7y
Great to have 4 organisations supported by KCF on @BBCRadioKent this week with @ErikaNorth. Kicking things off ton… https://t.co/3KhV83hLRe
(2/2)Examples... visiting a charity that is an exemplar for local engagement, environmental sustainability, or work… https://t.co/zXxEkWORSb