Every year Kent County Council help community projects across Kent by using the Combined Members Grant to fund them. Funding is divided equally across Kent’s 12 districts.
Each county councillor can award £20,000 in grants.
These grants can support a lot of different activities, including:
- local events and activities
- purchase or repair of equipment and furniture
- promotional materials
- marketing and training costs
- website creation and redesign
- small-scale pilot projects
- community safety schemes
- sports projects
- support to assist local groups to become more sustainable
Grants are available to properly-constituted organisations for projects that benefit local communities. Types of oganisations include:
- voluntary and community groups
- social enterprises
- parish/town councils
- schools and academies (cannot be used to support statutory curriculum delivery or teaching materials)
Members may jointly support a project where it benefits more than one area/community.
Deadline: Continuous rolling programme until funds are spent.
For more information and how to apply please click here.
Other Local Grants Funds
Kent Community Foundation: Coronavirus Emergency Fund
Kent Community Foundation’s (KCF) Coronavirus Emergency Fund offers emergency funding of up to £10,000 to small grassroots community organisations in Kent and Medway to deal with emerging issues in the community affecting vulnerable people as a result of the continuing threat of Coronavirus. Priority will be given to smaller constituted community groups e.g. charities/CICs, with…Local Grants
Ramsgate Town Council: Ramsgate Fund
Ramsgate Town Council offer funding towards local projects that will benefit the Ramsgate community. No maximum grant size is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. The deadline for submission of applications is two weeks before the Full Council meeting (calendar). For more information and how to apply please click here.Local Grants
Ramsgate Town Council: Ramsgate Events Fund
Ramsgate Town Council offer funding towards local events that will benefit the Ramsgate community. No maximum grant size is stipulated. Deadline: Continuous rolling programme. The Town Promotion Committee meet twice a year to review applications – March and September. The deadline for submission of applications for the 4 September 2019 meeting will be 14 August 2019. …Local Grants
NFU Mutual: Community Giving Fund
NFU Mutual’s Community Giving Fund awards donations of up to £1,000, to support community events, charities, schools and community group activities that are local to NFU Mutual operations across the UK. Specific events/items are preferred so they can measure the difference their donation has made. For example, purchasing an item of equipment or furniture, or…