Funding Round-up – Children and Youth (part 3), July 2022

Here is another collection of funding rounds from local and national organisations focusing on children and youth themes aimed at helping charities continue their work

Whilst every effort has been made to provide up-to-date information, due to the varying nature and progress of public policies and other related activity, MVA do advise that some of the details below may have changed since the time of its issue and ask that readers please check with each organisation’s website for the latest news.

Children, Young People & Families Theme funding from KCF
Continuing its work through their Themed Funding programmes, Kent Community Foundation (KCF) awards grants of up to £5,000 (£7,500 considered for exceptional applications) to not-for-profit organisations and registered charities with projects that are making a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and young people in Kent and Medway.
The deadline for this season is 31st August 2022, with further dates to be announced.
For more information and how to apply, visit the KCF website.

Funding from Gibbons Family Trust (Thanet)
Grants are available from The Gibbons Family Trust to assist children and young people that live in Thanet, Kent.
Eligible projects include:
  • Residential and day care establishments for children and young people, including those who are disabled
  • The maintenance and educational advancement, the training and recreation of children/young people
The Trust say the funding is intended to support their main priorities, which are the care, benefit, welfare, education and support of young people, and that grants are available to charitable organisations, registered charities and individuals working with children and young people under the age of 25.

With meetings held by Trustees every quarter, the Trust advise their next deadline for applications is 30th September 2022.
More information and how to apply (via online application) are available at the Trust’s website.

Relaunching in September 2022 - Breakfast Club Grants from Kellogg's
Grants of up to £1,000 from the Kellogg’s Company will be made available to support school breakfast clubs in the UK.

Kellogg’s do advise there will be a limited number of grants available with priority being given to schools that either:
  • Have 35% and above of children eligible for pupil premium funding, or
  • Are based in an area which is classified as falling in the 10% of most deprived areas according to the Index of Multiple Deprivation
Further details and how to apply are available on the Kellogg’s website.

If you would like to see coverage of specific funding or grant rounds to help your charity, your project, your community group or enterprise, you can get in touch by email at, you can also contact MVA via the website.