Kent Community Foundation: Children, Young People & Families

Local Grants Youth Saturday August 31st, 2019

Kent Community Foundation awards grants of up to £5,000 (£7,500 for exceptional projects) to local charities and VCSE organisations who are making a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in Kent and Medway. This might include:

  • living in poverty or deprivation;
  • abuse or neglect;
  • disability;
  • young carers;
  • children in care;
  • bereavement;
  • mental health issues;
  • disability;
  • low aspiration; or
  • poor achievement. 

From early intervention work, such as parent workshops and parent-toddler cooking classes, to youth clubs and mentoring programmes for young people at risk; the Foundation supports a broad spectrum of projects that ensure young people and their families can access activities and support from which they might otherwise be excluded.

Deadline: Continuous rolling programme with applications assessed everything three months. Upcoming deadlines are:

  • Applications submitted between 1 December 2018 and 28 February 2019 will receive decisions by 31 May 2019.
  • Applications submitted between 1 March 2019 and 31 May 2019 will receive decisions by 31 August 2019.
  • Applications submitted between 1 June 2019 and 31 August 2019 will receive decisions by 30 November 2019

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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