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

Local Grants

Canterbury City Council: Councillors Opportunities Fund

Councillors of Canterbury City Council can award up to £200 to a community group or organisation for a one-off project. It must help make the district a better place to live by improving social or environmental wellbeing. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme until annual budget is spent. For more information and how to apply please click here.

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Health & Social Care Local Grants

Kent County Council: KCC Resilience Grant

Kent County Council’s Resilience Grant, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, is awarding grants of up to £10,000 to local organisations who are supporting families in financial difficulties, with a particular emphasis on food and debt advice.  The intention is to fund those organisations currently seeing an increase in demand or anticipating an increase in demand…

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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 11:59pm

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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