The Vanquis Social Impact Fund, administrated by Kent Community Foundation, awards grants of between £1,500 – £5,000 to charities, community groups or social enterprises supporting people living in Kent and Medway (as defined by the ME postcode) and have an income of £250,000 or under in the most recent financial year.
Projects should meet one of the following themes:
- Improving people’s personal finance capabilities (debt and financial advice/education);
- Improving physical and/or mental health;
- Providing support which enhances, creates and sustains positive family relationships;
- Addressing issues of low educational attainment and improving learning outcomes; and
- Providing people with opportunities to reduce inequality, exclusion and disadvantage, including projects which increase access to employment.
Priority will be given to small, community organisations in areas of social, financial and welfare disadvantage.
Deadline: Monday 31 August 2020
For more information and how to apply please click here.
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