Education & Employment

The Port of Dover Community Fund

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Local Grants Friday August 31st, 2018

The Port of Dover Community Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £10,000 to charitable organisations seeking to support the Dover and its immediate environs communities. Projects must fall into two key areas: Skills and Jobs: projects that provide opportunities to develop skills, support people on the pathway into employment and…

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David Friday Memorial Fund

Education & Employment Youth Tuesday October 30th, 2018

The David Friday Memorial Funds, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of up to £5,000 to support disadvantaged young people (secondary school age and up) within a ten mile radius of Cranbrook, Kent. Particular, although by no means exclusive, interest in agriculture/farming related projects.                    …

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The Gisela Graham Foundation

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Health & Social Care Youth

The Gisela Graham Foundation awards grants of up to £10,000 to UK registered charities that support the Foundation’s aims. They are: Further advancement of public health and safety through the research and treatment of chronic illnesses and conditions. Alleviate poverty and deprivation amongst children in less developed countries through care, education, and family support. Assist the…

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The R S Brownless Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The R S Brownless Charitable Trust aims to support charities throughout the UK undertaking general charitable purposes. The Trustees’ have expressed a particular interest in supporting projects within the following areas: Long-term and terminal illness; Disability; and Disadvantage. Grants are usually one-off, ranging between £100 and £2,000. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For more information and…

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Trusthouse Charitable Foundation

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Health & Social Care Heritage

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation awards grants to small, well-established charitable organisations (annual income under £500,000) who address local issues in areas of extreme urban deprivation, or in remote and fragile rural communities. Rural Issues Projects that look to support communities in cities, towns, villages and areas with 10,000 or less inhabitants which are classified in the latest…

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British & Foreign School Society: Looked after Children & Young Carers

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Monday August 27th, 2018

The British & Foreign School Society’s (BFSS) new funding programme to improving approaches to the educational attainment of ‘looked after children’ and young carers in the UK is now inviting applications from charitable organisations. The Society wishes to pilot novel approaches to improving the educational attainment of looked after children and young carers which can be…

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Postcode Dream Trust: Dream Fund

Arts & Culture Community Buildings/Halls Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Heritage IT & Technology Older People Sports Youth Friday August 31st, 2018

The Postcode Dream Fund awards grants over £500,000 to charitable organisations who wish to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. The Fund is looking for big and ambitious projects that collaborate with other not-for-profit partners to deliver their dream project. The lead applicant/partner must be…

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Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants

The Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation awards grants from £250 (generally up to £2,000) to UK registered charities working to alleviate poverty and improving health / saving lives. To be considered for a grant, applicants must be recommended by a YBS colleague or member (customer). Local branches in Kent include: Canterbury (CT1 2TH) Maidstone (ME14…

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Warburtons: Community Grants

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

Warburtons’ award small Community Grants of up £250 to not-for-profit organisations with charitable purposes that are delivering work that aligns to Warburtons priorities and which has a direct and tangible impact. The funding is for projects that focus on supporting families that need help the most and fit with Warburtons’ priorities which are to: Work…

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Social Investment Business & The Forward Trust: Forward Enterprise Fund

Education & Employment Loans Social Enterprise

The Forward Enterprise Fund is £2 million social investment fund that supports charities and social enterprises run by, or creating employment opportunities for, ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction. The Fund provides access to unsecured loans between £25,000 – £150,000 for revenue and/or capital projects (typical interest rate 7.5%) for up to a five year term. Eligible organisations…

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The Mary Kinross Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care

The Mary Kinross Charitable Trust awards discretionary funds to charities and voluntary organisations with projects for the relief of poverty, the advancement of education, medical research into the causes and cure of diseases and other purposes beneficial to the community as are recognised or permitted by law as being charitable. Only a few unsolicited applications are…

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John Lewis Foundation

Education & Employment

The John Lewis Foundation awards discretionary grants (typically up to £10,000) to registered charities and CICs working with disadvantaged communities helping them to acquire the relevant skills required for meaningful employment. The Partnership aims to be a responsible member of the community, and favours supporting charities close to the locations in which it operates and trades (Ashford,…

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