Become a Friend


We believe in creating good partnerships and Friends of Kent Foundation is our way of expressing this and acknowledging over 25 years of helping young people start up in business. We are looking for individuals and businesses that are willing to support us and play a part in the charitable work that we do.

Individual: From £5 per month

Visit our Charity Choice site to set up your payment. If you are a UK tax payer make sure you tick the Gift Aid box. This allows us to treat your donation as a gift and reclaim the basic tax rate.

Company: From £200 per year

We have a range of options for you – donate as part of your Corporate Social Responsibility or sponsor one of our events, the possibilities are endless. Please give us a call on 01622 694 341 and we would be happy to discuss. Alternatively Contact Us to find out more…

One Off Donation

To help us to grow and develop the support for young entrepreneurs, one off donations are gratefully received. No gift is too small to make a difference. Just click the button below:

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Join some of Kent’s leading business people:

  • Sir Robert Worcester (KBE, DL) the founder of Ipsos Mori, market research company.
  • Paul Gardner (2010 KEiBA entrepreneur of the year) of Component Force who makes and distributes plastic, rubber and foam products and believes manufacturing is vital in Kent.
  • David Ing, CFA – Group, Started in 1986 as a PR agency it has now grown into a fully fledged online and offline marketing agency. It provides a single source for anyone’s marketing needs.

In return for becoming a friend we will provide you with regular updates via our e-newsletters, be the first to find out about our latest work and receive an invitation to play a part in our key events including:

  • It’s A Blast! one of Kent’s biggest networking events which buzzes with excitement and brings together key business people, education partners, councils and young entrepreneurs to celebrate their success and create a business community.
  • Kent Entrepreneurs Initiative which provide a great chance to meet the young entrepreneurs we are supporting whilst they pitch their businesses to an audience of professionals in order to win a tailored package of business support.