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

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Dulverton Trust Fund

Friday March 29th, 2019

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Kent Community Foundation: Core Support 2019 – 2022

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Kent Coalfield Community Fund

Sunday March 31st, 2019

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