Kent Community Foundation’s Employability, Skills and Enterprise grant programme awards grants of up to £5,000 to those aiming to raise the aspirations and increase the skills and opportunities of people who are far from the labour market. This could be due to a range of challenging circumstances that can present barriers to employment. This may include young people/NEETs, young parents, ex-offenders, ex-forces, those with financial barriers to gaining training, and those with learning disabilities, mental health issues or physical disabilities.
The Foundation looks for projects that provide accredited training, apprenticeships, meaningful work experience and life skills/employment skills workshops for the disadvantaged. The theme supports strategic projects which aim to prevent young people from becoming NEETs.
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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