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
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 £250, but will also consider other donations such as promotional items and prizes. 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 something else that will help people over a…Local Grants Sports
Localgiving: Magic Little GrantsSaturday November 30th, 2019
Localgiving, in association with Postcode Community Trust, is awarding small, local charities and community groups £500 grants to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation. The aim of the fund is to support the work of organisations that are engaging hard to reach individuals, encouraging them to take part in physical…