Education & Employment

People’s Health Trust: Active Communities

Arts & Culture Education & Employment Environmental Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth Wednesday July 4th, 2018

The People’s Health Trust’s Active Communities programme awards grants of between £5,000 and £25,000 a year, up to two years to resident-led micro-projects in specific neighbourhoods in Kent & Medway. These neighbourhoods include: Ashford, Canterbury, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Shepway, Swale and Thanet. Small pockets of Aylesham, Deal, Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells are also eligible. Check this interactive map to…

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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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England Illegal Money Lending Team: Stop Loan Sharks Community Funding 2018

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Saturday June 30th, 2018

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), hosted by Birmingham City Council, awards grants of up to £5,000 to local residents, charities, community and voluntary groups, schools and statutory agencies in England for projects that raise awareness on the issues of illegal money lending in their community. The funding has come from the proceeds of…

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The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

The Cornwallis East Kent Freemasons’ Charity is committed to supporting community groups by making small grants (typically under £1,000) towards projects that will directly benefit disadvantaged people in East Kent. Specific areas the Charity will consider funding are projects that address the needs of Vulnerable People – improving the lives of the vulnerable and disadvantaged in our communities…

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Kent Community Foundation: Employability, Skills & Enterprise

Education & Employment Local Grants Social Enterprise

The aim of the Employability, Skills and Enterprise grant programme (of up to £5,000) is to raise the aspirations and increase the skills and opportunities of people who are far from the labour market due to a range of challenging circumstances that can present barriers to employment. This may include young people/NEETs, young parents, ex-offenders,…

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Ladbrokes Charitable Trust

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People

Ladbrokes in the Community Charitable Trust (LCT) was established in 2003. Its funding comes not from the Ladbrokes company, but via the fundraising efforts of the head office and shop staff, customers and ‘Event Days’. The Trust supports a range of causes ‘with the overriding requirement being that the causes supported operate and serve the…

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The Clothworkers’ Foundation

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Clothworkers’ Foundation aims to improve the quality of life, particularly for people and communities facing disadvantage. The Foundation operates two grant programmes: Main and Small. Main Grant Programme Criteria: Annual income under £15 million / no maximum project total / no maximum grant size however the average grant is £25,000 Small Grant Programme Criteria: Annual…

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