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The Association has established two charities, both of which are administered by separate Trustees appointed by the Association's Management Committee:

  • The Association of Men of Kent & Kentish Men Eduational Charity (Reg. No. 309021), and
  • The Association of Men of Kent & Kentish Men Benevolent Fund (Reg. No. 216463).

Educational Charity

The objects of the Charity are to:

  1. Provide competition prizes to any school children resident in Kent, and
  2. Grant a bursary to any resident of Kent attending higher education.

The Trustees may, from time to time, organise a competition or may decide to offer prizes for a competition organised by others. In either case, the Tustees may specify the criteria to be used in judging such competition and/or the school children who may enter the competition. The Trustees may appoint judges for the competition or may act as judges.


In order to apply for a Bursary, a student must have been accepted for a College of Higher Education or a University, must complete and submit to the Secretary of the Association an application form by no later than 1 September, and must attach to the application form an essay of not more than 500 words entitled 'Why I should have this Bursary.'

All applications will be reviewed by the Trustees of the Charity, and applicants will be advised of their decision by 30 September.

To view/download the Bursary Application Form click HERE.

Benevolent Fund

The Fund may provide financial support to those in need, either in the form of an annuity or as a one-off emergency payment.

An application for support from the Benevolent fund must be submitted to the Secretary of the Association and requires two sponsors, one of whom must be a Member of the Association. Each sponsor must be aware of the circumstances of the applicant and must be prepared to justify the provision of support, if requested.

To view/download the Benevolent Fund Application Form click HERE.




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