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

Oct 2020: Become a Funding for All Trustee

Funding for All is looking for committed, enthusiastic and pro-active volunteers to expand its board of trustees. Funding for All is a successful charity dedicated to inspiring and empowering community organisations in Kent and Medway to build their fundraising capacity to deliver sustainable projects. We believe small and medium charities and community groups have a huge part…

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Sept 2020: #NeverMoreNeeded Campaign

During these past six months of lockdown, we’ve seen how charities have been a lifeline to those in our communities who so vitally need their support – all at a time when charities are facing their own funding crisis. A recent survey from Kent Community Foundation, suggests that voluntary organisations in Kent and Medway could…

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Aug 2020: Charity Mentors Kent & Medway Launch New Service to Support Charity Leaders

If you lead a charity, community group or social enterprise you’ll be fully aware of the day-to-day challenges the role can bring, especially if you operate with limited resources. Charity Mentors Kent and Medway, founded in 2019, offers free mentoring (typically for up to four months) to charity leaders from across the county providing support…

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Aug 2020: Free Mentoring for Kent & Medway’s Voluntary Sector

We are delighted to announce that we, Funding for All, have been awarded over £31,000 from the National Lottery to offer free mentoring support to vital grassroots organisations from across Kent and Medway.  Since opening in 2012, our mentoring programme has supported 670 Kent and Medway voluntary sector organisations by developing their skills in bid writing, income…

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Jul 2020: Our Guide to Free Fundraising Webinars

The need for sector support has never been higher. Charities across the country are facing unprecedented challenges and financial crisis with some even being forced to close completely. With the increased need for help, and the world turning virtual, many organisations who support our sector are offering their expert advice for free. Here’s our guide…

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Jan 2020: Fundraising Drop-In Sessions

In partnership with Stronger Kent Communities, we are taking part in a series of free fundraising drop-in sessions for those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway). Bookable 45-minute one-to-one support sessions are available with a Funding for All fundraising expert.  The session will be bespoke to your…

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Nov 2019: Fidelity Fund Success

More funding success for Funding for All! We are delighted to announce that the Fidelity UK Foundation Kent Community Development Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, has agreed to award us a grant to develop our customer relationship management platform, Salesforce. The Fund awards grants of up to £20,000 to capital and infrastructure projects that…

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JUN 2019: FUNDING FOR ALL AWARDED NATIONAL LOTTERY GRANT

Typically celebrations amongst the Funding for All (FFA) team are for the successful groups we support through our fundraising mentoring and bid writing consultancy services, but today we got to have our own celebration! We are delighted to be awarded funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to support our ongoing mission to empower Kent…

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APR 2019: Introducing our Funding Consultancy Service

Over the past few months, we have been working to develop our existing bid writing service. Say hello to our new Funding Consultancy Service! Find out how we can help your organisation write and develop a fundraising strategy, research appropriate funding streams and write funding applications as required.

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APR 2019: Testimonial from SENs Tunbridge Wells

Over the past few months our Social Media Mentor, Laura Stokes worked with Special Education Needs Support Tunbridge Wells (SENs TW) develop their social media presence. Find out how they got on...

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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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