COVID-19: Our Story So Far Read our impact report

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Leave a legacy Pledge a gift in your will

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Knock and Check Being there for your community

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Kent County Council Strategic Recovery Fund

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New Fund Ashford Leisure Trust Fund

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Emergency Bridging Loans For charities, CICs and CIOs

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An update on COVID our funding and ongoing support

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Useful information for charitable organisations

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Open for applications See the funds open

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COVID-19: Our Story So Far

In just nine months in 2020, Kent Community Foundation distributed more then £4m in grants to over 900 organisations and individuals in Kent and Medway.

View our impact report online, which looks at how we responded and just a few examples of the many organisations and families we supported last year.

Read the report here. 

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We offer a tailored service to those who want to give in their local community of Kent and Medway.

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I am a charity

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

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I am a company

We can support all businesses of any size with their local charitable giving across Kent and Medway.

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I am a Trust or Foundation

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 £35 million in grants to hundreds of charities and deserving causes.

Here is a summary of our 2019/20 year:

600 Grants to organisations and individuals

£3.3m Total amount in grants given out

194, 213 Total number of beneficiaries


Kent Community Foundation connects people who care with local causes that matter...

As part of a national network of 46 Community Foundations, we 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

Home-Start Medway

Alkham Valley Community Project

Romney Marsh Day Centre

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
@CarersStepOut Great to hear. We're so pleased to be able to support many fantastic organisations across the county.
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