Founder of abuse char­ity to take over at com­mu­nity fund

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Points Of View -

A new chair­man has been ap­pointed for the Ash­ford-based Kent Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion (KCF).

Tim Bull, who was born and raised in Kent, be­came the new chair­man of KCF af­ter Lady Col­grain stepped down af­ter nearly 12 years in the role.

The KCF is now in its 16th year and man­ages over 70 funds, help­ing to pro­vide a source of in­come for char­i­ties in Kent.

The foun­da­tion dis­trib­utes be­tween £1.5 mil­lion and £2 mil­lion a year to small char­i­ties in the county.

Mr Bull has been a trustee and the vice chair­man of KCF for sev­eral years.

Pre­vi­ously, he worked for Saga and, along­side his wife, set up the Brook Trust – a char­ity that helps sup­port sur­vivors of do­mes­tic and sex­ual abuse.

Josephine McCart­ney, chief ex­ec­u­tive of the KCF said: “Kent as a county has a num­ber of very ac­tive phi­lan­thropists whom we work with and we are very grate­ful to them for their on­go­ing sup­port.”

For fur­ther de­tails on how to do­nate or ap­ply to Kent Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion, visit www. kentcf.org.uk

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