Talents and Interests

The Talents and Interests grant scheme is designed to support young people aged 5 – 19 in Kent identified by their schools and community organisations.

A young man playing electric guitar in his bedroomA trusted adult from a school and/or a community organisation can apply for a grant on the young person’s behalf following a resilience conversation in order to access hobbies such as sports, the arts, or music.


You can apply for up to £300 per individual young person, and up to £1000 for groups of young people.

Taking part in a talent or interest can:

  • give a young person a sense of identity and belonging
  • improve their mood
  • lead to other opportunities
  • give young people enjoyment and a reason to feel good about themselves.

For more information and to apply for a Talents and Interests grant, please click here.