Folkestone Town Council

Local Grants

Folkestone Town Council offers three grant categories:

Ward Grants
Applications for Ward Grants may be submitted by groups or individuals however applications must demonstrate a direct benefit to the ward, or any part of it, or to all or some of its residents.

Town Grants

  • under £1,000
  • £1,000 – £2,500

In order to qualify for assistance, applications must demonstrate a direct benefit to the Folkestone Town area, or any part of it, or to all or some of its residents.

The following may apply for any of the above grants:

  • clubs and societies within the ward;
  • voluntary bodies and associations within the ward;
  • non-profit making organisations within the ward;
  • charitable bodies within the ward;
  • individual members of the community within the ward.

Applications may be submitted at anytime.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

Other Local Grants Funds

Education & Employment Local Grants Youth

Land Securities LINK Fund

The Land Securities LINK Fund awards grants of up to £5,000 to small, local voluntary and community groups and charities in the Swanscombe/Northfleet area. Projects which benefit young people with a focus on NEETS, education and training projects with a focus on addressing employability and homelessness are eligible to apply. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. For…

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Local Grants Youth

Albert Burns Children’s Charitable Trust Fund

Monday November 30th, 2020

The Albert Burns Children’s Charitable Trust Fund awards grants of up to £5,000 to small organisation providing direct support to young people (under 18 years old) in East Kent, in particular Thanet.  Deadline: Monday 30 November 2020 For more information and how to apply please click here.

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Local Grants

Medway Corporate Giving Fund

The Medway Corporate Giving Fund awards grants of up to £3,500 to innovative Medway-based projects which make a real difference in the local community and help those most in need. Charities will be given the opportunity to present their project to a panel of local businesses.  Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. Decisions are made twice per year.…

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Covid 19 Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People Youth

Kent Community Foundation: Coronavirus Emergency Fund

Kent Community Foundation’s (KCF) Coronavirus Emergency Fund offers emergency funding of up to £10,000 to small grassroots community organisations in Kent and Medway to deal with emerging issues in the community affecting vulnerable people as a result of the continuing threat of Coronavirus. Priority will be given to smaller constituted community groups e.g. charities/CICs, with…

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