Legacy Giving

By supporting KCF in your will, you can give back to your local community in a number of ways.

It is estimated that around 70% of the £2billion left to charity each year goes to charities with a turnover of £10million or more. Smaller, grassroots projects making a fantastic difference locally are missing out.

Rather than being a drop in the ocean, your gift could be a lifesaver to our local Kent community groups, many of which are volunteer-led. After making provision for your loved ones, perhaps you would consider helping redress the balance and benefitting your community by remembering Kent Community Foundation in your will.

To make a general gift to KCF to support our core work as a registered charity, simply name Kent Community Foundation (registered charity no. 1084361) as a beneficiary in your will.

We also provide a flexible range of options for people interested in leaving a permanent legacy.

Donations are typically invested as an endowment fund and the income distributed each year as grants, meaning that the gift provides long-lasting benefit for generations to come. We can accept gifts of shares, property or investments, as well as cash donations.

For those who do not want to establish an endowment fund, there is also the option to create a flow-through fund. Donations are not invested but are spent down for immediate impact in our Kent and Medway communities, usually over a defined period of time, which we agree in advance.

For more information, please contact us01303 814500development@kentcf.org.uk

We are delighted to be working with Kent Community Foundation. They have enabled us to establish a significant legacy fund that will continue to benefit local communities for years to come, and means to reach out to many more Kent children’s charities than would have been possible if we had attempted to manage the trust independently.

Ian Priston, Boys & Maughan Solicitors for Albert Burns Children's Trust Fund

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
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