Welcome to your regional PTA page. Kent is known as the 'Garden of England', with its acres of hop fields and orchards. Did you know that Britain's only officially recognised desert is located at Dungeness, the shingle beach at the southernmost point in Kent?

Local Grants & Support

East Kent Together Connecting and supporting schools in east Kent.
Kent Children's University Supporting children, young people and their families with home learning and enrichment opportunities.
Kent County Council Various community grants and funding.
Kent Resilience Hub HeadStart Kent and Reconnect have grants available for organisations and young people across Kent.
Kent Sport Funding streams administered Kent Sport and links to other sport funding opportunities.
Kent Community Foundation They have a number of funds open for applications - you can apply either to a specific fund if your project meets the criteria set for that fund or you can apply to one of four 'themed' funds.
Kent Gardens Trust Kent Gardens Trust is hoping to run a programme of activities in schools.
Medway Council Online road safety resources that you can download and view for free.
The Music Education Hub Funding is available to be distributed directly to schools so that music education opportunities, as listed in their funding terms and conditions, can take place.
The Virtual School It has a vast array of free resources for schools to support understanding of trauma and attachment.

National retailers' local branches

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund), Pets At HomeTesco Community Grants (previously Bags of Help)The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants), Wickes Community Programme

Supermarket Community Champions

Online contact/email: ASDA, Tesco

Visit in person: Aldi, Co-op, Iceland, Lidl, Marks & SpencerM&S store locator, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, SPARSPAR store locator, Waitrose

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK.

Review successful grant awards from your local area(s), below:

Ashford, Canterbury, Dartford, Dover, Gravesham, Maidstone, Medway, Sevenoaks, Shepway, Swale, Thanet, Tonbridge and Malling, Tunbridge Wells

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Kids' Activities

We have teamed up with Club Hub to help parents find kids activities and clubs in your area.  


Below you will find links to a directory of local suppliers and your regional Facebook group.

Find Local Event and Fundraising Suppliers