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 Sports

Localgiving: Magic Little Grants

Saturday 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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More