Kent Foundation News

Digital Beans Donates £500 to Support Future Entrepreneurs in Kent

i Sep 13th No Comments by

Digital Beans donates £500 to business support charity The Kent Foundation. Piperis Filippaios, who started his first business at an early age, received help from The Kent Foundation at a vital time. While studying at Kent University, Piperis set his sights on becoming a successful entrepreneur. At the end of his third year as an […]

Probably The Best Business Networking Event in Kent

i Feb 28th No Comments by

On the evening of Tuesday 14th March 2017 The Kent Foundation will open the doors to the stunning Maidstone TV Studios for a business networking event in Kent like no other. With two weeks to go the popular business networking event titled A Blast! has already seen over 200 people sign up to attend and will be […]

Accounting Workshop raise £1500 for Kent Charity

i Jan 5th No Comments by

Kent firm of accountants, Accounting Workshop, selected The Kent Foundation as their charity of the year for 2016. Julian Kirkness, Chairman of The Kent Foundation was delighted to accept a donation of £1,500 from the philanthropic team from Accounting Workshop, Ashford. The adventurous team, comprising Senior Partner, Lisa Brown and colleagues Georgina King and Lawry […]

Impact Award Presented to Business Support Volunteer

i Dec 15th No Comments by

A business support volunteer was presented  an Impact Award  at a volunteers reception hosted by The Chairman of Kent County Council in support of Kent’s largest business support charity The Kent Foundation. Over 50 guests attended the evening at which four young entrepreneurs spoke about their businesses and their gratitude to the Kent Foundation Volunteer Business […]

The Entrepreneur’s Journey Global Entrepreneurship Week UK

i Nov 21st No Comments by

The Kent Foundation and The Business Terrace in Maidstone kick started Global Entrepreneurship Week UK by playing host to almost 50 local business people who joined them on The Entrepreneur’s Journey to get involved with the world’s biggest celebration of entrepreneurship. The idea behind the inspirational event ‘The Entrepreneur’s Journey ’ tied in with this year’s […]

Accounting Workshop Trekking 50km to support Kent’s young people

i Aug 24th No Comments by

Accounting Workshop based in Ashford to complete 50km trek across the Peak District to raise money for The Kent Foundation, a charity providing free business support for young people in Kent. The accounting firm have chosen The Kent Foundation as their charity of the year after hearing charity Director, Paul Barron speak at a seminar. […]

The Kent Foundation – Kent Charity Awards Finalist 2016

i Apr 5th No Comments by

Kent Charity Awards 2016 Finalist…The Kent Foundation On the 10th March we attended the Kent Charity Awards 2016 to see if we were a winner of Voluntary Charity of the Year. We did not win but came away as a Finalist. This in itself is a massive achievement considering the amount of entries. We are super proud […]

French work experience student supports Kent’s young business owners

i Apr 5th No Comments by

Tell us about yourself: Name: Cyntia Correia Age: 19 Hobbies: I like dancing, shopping, laughing, watching movies, listening to music, going out with my friends or family, sometimes I like staying home by myself and relaxing… Tell us more about where you are from in France… I’m from Marseille a city in the South of France. […]

Kent Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 – Is this you?

i Feb 18th No Comments by

Enter the Kent Excellence in Business Awards to apply to see if you are the next Kent Young Entrepreneur of the Year Kent Young Entrepreneur of the Year criteria: This Kent Excellence in Business award category is open to any individual aged 30 or under that has been instrumental in the success of one or […]

The Kent Foundation appoints New Chairman

i Feb 8th No Comments by

New Chairman for Kent’s Leading Business Charity The Kent Foundation, a Kent business support charity that helps young people starting out in business has a new Chairman. Elected at the Kent Foundation Board Meeting in January 2016, Julian Kirkness from Canterbury was delighted with his new role: “Since discovering the Foundation in 2013 I have […]