The Fidelity UK Foundation Kent Community Development Fund awards grants of up to £20,000 to capital and infrastructure projects that strengthen robust, UK registered charities (within Kent and Medway) with a solid track record over at least three years. Minimum income more than £100,000, grant request must be less than 10% of this total income. Grants will be one-off investments and not be awarded over multiple years.
Cost relating to equipment, new construction, renovation and expansion will be considered, alongside strategic IT projects and consultancy (for example, to give specialist input to mergers/planning). Applicants must show how they will use the investment to achieve significant measurable outcomes in terms of new levels of achievement, efficiency and sustainability i.e. money saved, increased number of beneficiaries, increase in hours of service delivery, quality of intervention increased, additional income generated etc
Applications for core/running costs such as general salaries, marketing, training or event sponsorship will not be considered.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Applications are considered three times per year.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Local Grants Funds
Localgiving: Magic Little GrantsSaturday November 30th, 2019
Localgiving, in association with Postcode Community Trust, is awarding small, local charities and community groups £500 grants to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation. The aim of the fund is to support the work of organisations that are engaging hard to reach individuals, encouraging them to take part in physical…Local Grants
Canterbury Connected BID: Event Sponsorship & Support
Canterbury Connected Business Improvement District (BID) provides support and sponsorship for events taking place within the city centre of Canterbury. These are events that will: benefit the strong cultural branding the city increase visitor numbers, dwell time and spend assist in creating a superb destination for our residents and visitors Average sponsorship allocation is between…Local Grants
Kent Community Foundation: Core Support 2019 – 2022
Kent Community Foundation’s Core Support fund recognises that frontline organisations invest a great deal of resource into applying for funding, and sometimes find it challenging to secure funding for their core work and overheads (e.g. utilities, rent, service delivery staff, support staff). The fund offers three year funding (multi-year commitments are subject to available funding) starting…Education & Employment Health & Social Care Local Grants
Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust: Investing in Rehabilitation
The Colyer-Fergusson Charitable Trust’s Investing in Rehabilitation programme awards grants to support the rehabilitation of offenders and help reduce the collateral consequences of their imprisonment for their families; with the overall aim of reducing reoffending and making the communities of Kent safer. This programme will fund local organisations working in Kent and national charities currently offering, or…