Grants of up to £5,000 are available to schools, charities and community groups for projects with a charitable purpose which benefit the community as a whole. Eligible projects must:
- Make the applicant’s organisation or project more sustainable
- Relate to financial inclusion, financial education, entrepreneurship or developing skills useful in business
- Have a long-term benefit for the community
- Have a clear approach or strategy for attracting future funding or otherwise ensuring the continuation of the project
Grants are not normally given to cover salary costs, unless the group has a clear strategy for its future sustainability. National charities are not eligible.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme (applications are reviewed on a quarterly basis).
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Local Grants Funds
Dulverton Trust FundFriday March 29th, 2019
The Dulverton Trust Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of between £500 to £5,000 to small charities and charitable organisations, normally with an annual income of under £200,000. The Trust wishes to support projects that align with their existing priorities: youth opportunities; general welfare; conservation and preservation of habitats; and preservation of heritage…Education & Employment Local Grants
Smallwood Trust: Women First FundMonday March 4th, 2019
The Smallwood Trust’s Women First Fund awards grants averaging between £10,000 to £15,000 to charities, social enterprises and other not-for-profit organisations with projects in Rural Kent which enable women on low incomes to access new skills, training, confidence building and employment opportunities. Existing projects and ongoing work are eligible for funding. Projects should be proven and…Health & Social Care Local Grants Older People
Ageless Thanet: Community FundTuesday March 12th, 2019
The Ageless Thanet Community Fund is one year old and to celebrate this, the amount that community groups, charities and individuals can apply for has increased to £3,500 (normally £1,000) for this coming round! The Fund welcomes applications of up to £3,500 for new projects, or the expansion of existing projects, that combat social isolation and loneliness…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…