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Funding Round-up – Social Inclusion (Part 3), June 2022

Here is a collection of funding rounds from local and national organisations focusing on social inclusion 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.

Elderly & Isolated Adults Themed Funding from KCF
Kent Community Foundation (KCF) continues to provide funding for local projects that address the challenges faced by elderly adults and support people to stay well, healthy and independent and, most importantly, combat social isolation.
Grants of up to £5,000 are available for projects that are working to support those most at risk of missing out, such as older carers, people affected by dementia, those living alone in isolated areas and those with very little financial support.
The deadline for this season is 31st August 2022, with further dates to be announced later this year.
For more information and how to apply, visit the KCF website.

Vulnerable Adults Theme funding from KCF
Kent Community Foundation (KCF) continues to provide funding for projects that help vulnerable adults stay well and independent, with a focus on early intervention projects to tackle disadvantage, deprivation, and social exclusion.
Grants of up to £5,000 are available for projects that are working to give vulnerable people the opportunity to socialise with others; provide life skills and work experience for adults with learning difficulties, physical disabilities, or mental health issues; protect and support victims of abuse or
The deadline for this season is 31st August 2022, with further dates to be announced later this year.
For more information and how to apply, visit the KCF website.

Andy Thomson Foundation
Grants of up to £2,500 are available from the Andy Thomson Foundation for registered charities to support vulnerable people experiencing issues such as poverty, illness, disability, or substance abuse.
Grants can be used for one-off capital needs, or project-related running costs.
The Foundation is particularly interested in hearing from projects in the South-East.
At the time of writing, there was no identified deadline, suggesting applications would be accepted at any time.
For more information can be found at the Foundation’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 info@mva.org.uk, you can also contact MVA via the website.