Welcome to the Bedgebury Foundation

The Foundation objective is charitable grant making towards the education of young people (under 25) and adults who teach young people. Due to high demand awards are only available to those who live or have had their secondary education in Kent and East Sussex.

Individuals such as school children,students, clergy, teaching staff, teaching assistants, young people who are unemployed or young offenders.

Supporting applicants where the lack of funding is likely to be the main barrier to success. Grants will be awarded to those in the greatest financial, mental or physical need and will not be for mainstream education including fees for degree courses.

How to apply

If you have read all the information available and feel that you could be eligible for a grant, please download our application form for submission.

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Guidelines (printable version)

Additional Educational Needs

About the Foundation

photograph of the bedgebury school

Bedgebury Foundation arose after the closure of Bedgebury School in 2006.

The Foundation is run from our office in Pembury, Kent and is supported by a board of Trustees.

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Guidelines & Criteria

guidelines & criteria

The Foundation will award grants across it's main programmes:


Inspiring Young Minds 2014 is now closed. IYM 2015 will close

30 October 2015 and will be by on-line application available from 12 September

All 2015 closing and evaluation dates are given in How to Apply

Latest News

Applications are now welcome for Autumn Session

Strict Closing Date 

5pm Friday 11 September 2015

For individual programme only

late applications forwarded to next evaluation in Winter