What is the mission of The Foundation?
To make a positive difference to individual, family and community life by creating places where people prosper. 18 projects have already been nurtured by the Foundation. The Foundation has seed funded many community projects, allowing them to flourish and develop into their own independent charities or social enterprises, over 20 corporate partners have pledged their support to our projects allowing us to continue supporting and finding many valuable projects in our community.
“The Foundation is to be applauded for really listening to the local community, celebrating its success, identifying its needs and responding to these together with the community”
Who are The Foundation?
We are the Charitable arm of Town & Country Housing Group and works towards making a positive difference to individual, family and community life. It was established in January 2007 and has a team of six officers and freelance staff. The team focuses on identifying and responding to social needs. May projects and initiatives are incubated by the Foundation which has already created a legacy of sustainable projects across Kent.
“The Foundation has supported me financially through my training to become an art therapist, increasing my chances of getting a job I enjoy, as well as running Mindwell.”
Quick Stats Of Our Progress in 2014/16
Our track record is impressive and there is already a list of legacy projects and enterprises that provide services for residents including: Pickering Cancer Trust, Café BLISS, DAVSS, Grays Café, Mindwell, All in One Property Services and Town & Country’s money support service.
- invested in our communites
- value of volunteer time
Spread the word! The more people who find out about a project, the more support it will get. So post a link to the project site on your Facebook page or include it in your email-signature. Or print out the project page and pin it to a noticeboard at work. We are always looking for corporate partners to offer volunteer services and time to our community projects, so please get in touch if you would like to work with local projects as part of your own corporate responsibility.