What we do not fund

The Trust only funds projects that meet its funding policies. ¬†Applications will only be considered if they have a strong focus on meeting the needs of ‘young people with poverty of opportunity’.¬† The trustees cannot support applications from:

  • Individuals - unless they are made via one of our referral partners as part of our ‘Hardship Awards’ Programme
  • National charities receiving widespread support
  • Statutory bodies
  • Hospitals and health authorities
  • Medical care, medical equipment or medical research
  • Academic research, scholarships or bursaries
  • Animal charities
  • The promotion of religion
  • The restoration or conservation of buildings
  • Work outside of Kent
  • Endowment appeals
  • Work that has already taken place i.e. retrospective funding
  • Round-robin, widely circulated appeals.