News: 02.10.19

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation Report and Accounts 2018/19

  Our accounts for financial year April 2018 to March 2019 have been signed off by our auditors, Goldwins Ltd, and sent to The Charity Commission for publication on their website. A copy is available here.

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News: 16.09.19

We're investing in projects which support children and young people

We are inviting applications for projects which improve the lives of local children and young people affected by issues such as poor mental health, gangs, crime and violence, poverty, language barriers and overcrowded accommodation. To apply, download the guidelines and…

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News: 12.09.19

Launching Year Two of Green Shoots

Green Shoots is our small grants fund for one-off projects which bring hope and joy to the North Kensington community. It forms part of our Grenfell Community Development Fund and there is a pot of £70,000 a year available for…

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News: 27.08.19

Get involved with Meet Your Street

Meet Your Street is our new series of supporter-led events that ensure people living in the borough are better connected to their neighbours and the transformative work of the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation. We believe everyone in our community has…

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News: 13.08.19

We are recruiting a new Director

We are looking for a new Director to lead us as we grow our work across the borough.  Our current Director, Susan Dolton, has achieved a huge amount in the past four years and has decided that now is the…

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News: 17.06.19

Supporting community projects through the Grenfell Tower Fund

With endorsements and support from the local community, we are pleased to be funding four community projects through our Grenfell Tower Fund.  To find out more, click here.

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News: 31.05.19

Sloane Square Magazine interviews our Director, Susan Dolton

The latest edition of Sloane Square Magazine features an interview with our Director, Susan Dolton: "Listening is a big part of my job and that’s how our organisation continues to learn and evolve".   Click here to read more    

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News: 20.05.19

Tackling isolation and loneliness in Kensington & Chelsea

We're working with 17 charities across our borough to combat isolation and loneliness.  Click here to find out more. Contact to learn how you can support us in this vital work.

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News: 23.04.19

Working with us to strengthen our Borough – Chairman’s message

Kensington & Chelsea Foundation has had an exceptionally busy start to the year. The last few months have seen us kick-start a skills and employment programme, renew our commitment to projects benefiting children and young people, relaunch our fund to…

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News: 13.03.19

Find out more about working in hospitality

Come to the Clement James Centre in Sirdar Road,  W11 4EQ on March 27th to hear more about the fantastic opportunities the hospitality sector can offer. You'll hear first hand from a chef about their experience and get the chance to…

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News: 22.02.19

Green Spaces in association with Kusuma Trust UK

We are making £20,000 available for projects which promote local green spaces, connect people and promote the benefits of gardening. Community partners can apply for funds of up to £4,000. Click here to download the guidelines and proposal form.

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News: 10.12.18

Investing in local Organisation Champions

Through a partnership between the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation and the Big Lottery Fund, £240,000 has been awarded to local organisations who were exceptional in the response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy and are continuing to empower and support local…

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News: 12.11.18

Sarah Hawkins Young Carers Fund

  The Sarah Hawkins Young Carers Fund exists to help young carers. It was set up by local resident Alan Hutchison in memory of his wife, Sarah Hawkins.   Funds are raised to help young carers in Kensington & Chelsea…

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News: 25.10.18

Organisation Champions

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Organisation Champions.  Organisation Champions is part of our Grenfell Community Development Fund and we are inviting organisations who played and are continuing to play a key role in empowering…

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News: 22.10.18

Winter Warmth 2018-19 Campaign Launch

Our Winter Warmth Campaign 2018-19 is now live with a mission to tackle local fuel poverty. Last year we supported 69 older vulnerable people in need with the help of Age UK K&C, Citizens Advice K&C and Nucleus Legal Advice…

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News: 22.10.18

Special Recognition Award

We were really pleased to receive the Special Recognition Award at the Kensington & Chelsea Business Awards on 18 October. This was especially timely as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary. Congratulations too to our friends at Solidarity Sports who picked…

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News: 11.10.18

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation Report and Accounts 2017/18

Our accounts for financial year April 2017 to March 2018 have been signed off by our auditors, Goldwins Ltd, and sent to The Charity Commission for publication on their website. A copy is available here.  

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News: 04.09.18

The Launch of Green Shoots

  The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of Green Shoots.   Green Shoots is part of our Grenfell Community Development Fund and there is a pot of £50,000 a year available for the next three years for…

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News: 19.07.18

Grenfell Community Development Fund

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation announces its Grenfell Community Development Fund which will see £1.6 million invested over the next three years in North Kensington. For more information click here.

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News: 16.07.18

Mosaic Mural unveiled at Latimer Tube Walkway

To read our full announcement of the unveiling of the community mosaic mural please follow this link.    

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News: 12.06.18

Grenfell Tower Fund – Update 12.6.2018

The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation’s Grenfell Tower Fund has now topped £7 million. £5.11 million has been distributed in total.  Thank you to everyone who has contributed.  For more information please click here

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News: 11.06.18

Thank you to KXU and spinning enthusiasts for helping us raise £800

30 spinning enthusiasts came to Duke of York Square on Saturday 2nd June for a heart pumping 2 hour charity spin, hosted by KXU. The event raised £800 to support the work we do to tackle the inequalities faced by…

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News: 30.05.18

Thank you to Rag & Bone for our first successful shopping event

We want to say a big thank you to Rag & Bone for a great shopping event last week to benefit the work we achieve locally. Rag & Bone create effortless urban style, with expert craftsmanship in clothing, shoes and apparel…

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News: 29.05.18

An announcement - building on our success and looking to the future

To read the full announcement from Jeremy Raphaely, the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation's Founder and Acting Chair please follow this link.

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News: 24.05.18

Privacy Statement

Preservation of your privacy is important to The Kensington & Chelsea Foundation and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data.     

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News: 24.05.18

2 hour charity spin to benefit the K&C Foundation - are you ready?

Join KXU and the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation as we take U-CYCLE to the streets to increase awareness and raise money for the work we do locally. Challenge yourself with a heart pumping 2 hour charity spin class hosted in the Duke of York Square on Saturday 2 June,…

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News: 08.05.18

Grenfell Tower Fund: Listening Project update and next steps

Over the past few months we have invited people to tell us what they feel the current and evolving needs are in the community. We have listened to more than 100 individuals across North Kensington including people from the voluntary…

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News: 22.03.18

Free course in construction and health & safety

About the course: The Construction Youth Trust offer a specific course to support young people who have left education without the necessary skills to achieve economic and social independence. The eight day course around Health and Safety in Construction, provides…

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News: 15.03.18

The K&C Foundation's Listening Project 

  In November 2017 the K&C Foundation started a Listening Project. We are holding small, informal listening groups and individual meetings to help understand what the broad issues and main themes are across the North Kensington community following the Grenfell fire. The evolving needs will be…

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News: 16.01.18

Gala for Grenfell

Gala for Grenfell to help young people through arts and sports – 15.1.18 The Gala for Grenfell took place at the Adelphi Theatre on 30 July 2017, bringing together dancers from across the world of dance. It raised £90,000 for…

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News: 15.01.18

Grenfell Tower Fund – Update 15.1.2018

K&C Foundation’s Grenfell Tower Fund tops £6.7 million. £5.098 million has been distributed in total.  Thank you to everyone who has contributed.  For more information please click here          

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News: 15.01.18

Grenfell Tower Fund - Grants to organisations

Full details of grants made to organisations from the K&C Foundation Grenfell Tower Fund are here.

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News: 14.11.17

Grenfell Tower Fund update 14.11.17

  K&C Foundation Grenfell Tower Fund tops £6.4 million. £4.936 million in total now paid out to Grenfell Tower victims. Thank you to everyone who has contributed.   For more details please click here  

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News: 18.10.17

The Royal Garden Hotel donates £10,000 to local charity, SMART

Thank you to the Royal Garden Hotel and staff for raising £10,000 for local charity SMART. SMART, or Saint Mary Abbots Rehabilitation and Training, is a local charity based in the south of Kensington & Chelsea. It supports people of all…

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News: 21.09.17

£4.44 million in total now paid out to Grenfell Tower victims

Grenfell Tower Fund update 21.09.17   • K&C Foundation Grenfell Tower Fund tops £6 million • £1.52 million in further grants to be paid to survivors with immediate effect • £4.44 million in total now paid out to Grenfell Tower…

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News: 12.09.17

Grenfell Tower: charitable funds raised and distributed

The Charity Commission has announced a unified approach to supporting everyone directly affected by the tragic Grenfell Tower fire. This approach brings together all of the major charities and partners, including the K&C Foundation who have been fundraising since June 14th. We…

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News: 14.08.17

Over 50% of donations already committed to help Grenfell Tower victims

Fresh Start Grants of £10,000 per household to be paid with immediate effect - further details here 

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News: 08.08.17

Biggest single donation by EasyJet’s customers and staff for Grenfell

In the immediate aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, EasyJet carried out a donation collection for our Grenfell Tower Fund. They asked passengers to donate any change and foreign coins and, thanks to the generosity of everyone who flew with…

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News: 03.08.17

Edhi International Foundation's donation to the Grenfell Tower Fund

On 31st July, we received a donation of £100,000 from Faisal Edhi of the Edhi International Foundation [a non-profit social welfare programme in Pakistan] to the Grenfell Tower Fund.    

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News: 06.06.17

The Berkeley Hotel donates dining furniture

    The Berkeley hotel has delighted guests for over a hundred years in the heart of London’s Knightsbridge. We are especially pleased that they are supporting our work and have recently donated some furniture to us for redistribution to…

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News: 24.04.17

Hosting Hotels at The Capital

We were delighted to hold a successful breakfast meeting with some of our fantastic local hotels.  We are really looking forward to collaborating further with each of them to see how we can improve local lives together.  Thank you to…

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News: 05.04.17

Douglas & Gordon's great furniture donation

Douglas & Gordon are one of the largest independent estate agents in London. They have just moved their head office and as a result had a substantial amount of quality office furniture to donate. The furniture would otherwise have been destroyed…

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News: 22.02.17

Support the K & C Foundation on your travels - more ideas for summer 2017!

The K&C Foundation has partnered with to raise funds for local charities, specifically those supporting young people in the Borough. Tripifini connects you directly to hand picked local travel experts in 60 countries, making it easy to plan incredible…

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News: 12.10.16

The Cadogan K&C Foundation Fund

We are very pleased to share with you our news about the endowment we are managing on behalf of Cadogan for the benefit of  the local community and local charities.  To read the article in full on page 19 please…

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News: 16.06.16

Our Local Hero

  The contribution of our founding Director, Jeremy Raphaely, to our local community has been celebrated in an article in Sloane Square Magazine. "After living in the Borough for 40 years, I was aware of some of its wonderful local…

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