News archive - 2015

KCF visits East Kent charities


On 11th November, Kent Community Foundation marked Remembrance Day by sharing it with some of t...

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What does it feel like to be old and alone?


At this festive time of year, many of us are struggling to fit all of our Christmas shopping and social...

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Celebrating three years of Kent Big Society Fund


Kent Community Foundation (KCF) is celebrating the success of the first three years of Kent Big Society F...

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Kent Charity Awards - entries now open


Entries are now open for the 2015/16 Kent Charity Awards.   Following the resounding success of las...

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KCF in Castle Farm's Lavender Fields


Guests of Kent Community Foundation gathered together to celebrate the charity's recent successes and sha...

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The Overstone Fund at KCF makes a landmark donation to the Canterbury Cathedral Trust


  Canterbury Cathedral, England’s largest cathedral and a place of global significance, is...

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Royal Engineers Museum hosts Medway 100 Giving Circle


The Medway 100 Club, run by Kent Community Foundation, hosted a fantastic Giving Circle at the Royal Engi...

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Age Concern in Sandwich are having a royally good time


The lovely Lydia and Natalie, of our Grants team, went along to Age Concern Sandwich last week to witness...

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Nominations now open for the Ward & Partners Annual Children's Awards 2015!


We are thrilled to launch the 13th annual Children's Awards - an opportunity to celebrate the efforts and...

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Innovative Philanthropists celebrated at Beacon Awards 2015


Rapper Plan B and Liverpool footballer Jamie Carragher were among 17 of the UK’s most innovative...

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An update on Surviving Winter


Before we kiss the cold goodbye, we want to share a final update about the Surviving Winter Campaign for...

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Winners of the Kent Charity Awards


At a glittering Gala Dinner in Rochester on Thursday 19th March, the winners of the first Kent Charity...

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High Sheriff of Kent's Awards 2015


Individuals and voluntary groups from Canterbury, Herne Bay, Faversham, Northfleet, Ramsgate and Maidston...

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'Seeing is Believing' in Canterbury


Recently we were delighted to head to Canterbury to see some compelling community projects in action. Wel...

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Dame Helen Mirren supports Surviving Winter Appeal


The Surviving Winter Appeal has run nationally through Community Foundations across the UK Community Foun...

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Celebrating the new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent


Five new Deputy Lieutenants of Kent have been appointed, each of them honoured for their positive contrib...

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