Blog

Funding news, top tips, success stories and events and training opportunities from across the county.

JAN 2019: A Big Change at Funding for All

We say a fond farewell to our Founder and long standing CEO, Nigel Turley, who has taken a well-earned retirement.

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OCT 2018: Our Guide to Social Investment

There might come a time in your organisation's future when you wish to expand, buy assets, hire staff or perhaps you’ll need to bridge the gap between grants. If so, social investment could be worth considering. Here's our guide to those social investment loans currently considering applications.

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SEPT 2018: Celebrating the Organisations We Mentor

We are calling out to all the groups we've previously mentored to share their successes with us so we can celebrate and promote the work you do.

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SEPT 2018: Our SKC Achievements So Far…

Back in January 2017, the Stronger Kent Communities (SKC) consortium was commission by Kent County Council. Find out what, as a consortium member, we have achieved in our SKC projects so far.

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JUN 2018: Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet

Back in 2017, we mentored former Head Teacher turned backing entrepreneur, Sharon Goodyer, in her new venture to get Thanet feeding itself better. We caught up with her a year later to see how Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet had got on.

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MAY 2018: Digital Marketing Top Tips

Our newest mentors, Jenni Page and Laura Stokes share their top 3 things to remember when it comes to digital marketing.

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MAY 2018: Introducing our new Marketing & Communications Mentors

Meet Jenni Page and Laura Stokes, our newest mentors. Between them they have over 34 years experience in marketing and bring a wealth of knowledge to our mentoring team. Find out how they can help you move into the digital age.

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APR 2018: Big Lottery Fund

Last week, we had the pleasure of meeting Jane and her team to hear all about their new approach to grant making. Find out more about the biggest change... the new application process.

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MAR 2018: Zoning in on the Landfill Communities Fund

We highlight the key points to consider before applying to the Landfill Communities Fund.

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JAN 2018: Top Tips for Bid Writing

Our Funding Mentors go back to basics and offer their top tips on how to write funding applications that don't head straight into the funder's bin.

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AUG 2017: Friends of Kingsdown Play Park

In February 2015, a group of local parents wanted to revamp their village’s tired and unused play park into an amazing new facility for the whole coastal community of Kingsdown, near Deal to enjoy. Find out how we helped them achieve their goal.

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