We are proud to be sponsoring the 5th annual Kent Charity Awards 2019. Nominations are now open for this year's awards, please visit the Kent Charity Awards website to nominate a charity, large or small; you think deserves the recognition for the incredible work they do. The deadline for nominations in April 2019.

Award categories include Children’s Charity of the Year, Animal Welfare and Wildlife Charity of the Year, Environmental Project, Start Up Charity of the Year (established between 1-3 years), Disability Charity of the Year (incl. mental health), Care Charity of the Year, Community Charity of the Year, Best Use of Volunteers, Overall Winner, Trustee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

The finalists will attend a magnificent evening gala in June 2019 at the Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone where the winners of each award category will be announced. The KM Media Group will be covering the build up to this event and the award ceremony.

Josephine McCartney, Chief Executive of Kent Community Foundation commented: “Kent Community Foundation is passionate about making a difference and helping improve the lives of local people and communities in Kent and Medway. This could not be done without the devotion of hard working charities across our county. We are privileged to support an event which celebrates this extraordinary commitment in Kent.”

Find out how KCF can support your charity here.

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!

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