The Lawson Trust: Lawson Endowment for Kent

Education & Employment Health & Social Care Older People Youth

The Lawson Trust awards grants of up to £5,000 to projects across Kent and Medway, working around four broad themes –

  • Children Young People & Families;
  • Elderly & Isolated;
  • Employability, Skills & Enterprise; and
  • Vulnerable Adults.

Project and core costs considered, as are small capital requests. Larger grant requests are sometimes considered by the trustees however they are received by invitation only. Contact The Lawson Trust in the first instance:

Applications are to be submitted via Kent Community Foundation’s (KCF) Themed Fund programme. Once submitted your application will be reviewed by The Lawson Trust and KCF if they feel your project may be of interest to any other grant panel.

Deadline: Continuous rolling programme.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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