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;
- young carers;
- children in care;
- mental health issues;
- 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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