Essex Community Foundation

9 February 2016

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

Matching People, Ideas, Resources and Needs, to make a lasting difference

Latest news

Sport Relief Community Cash 2016

19th January 2016

Comic Relief brings Sport Relief Community Cash to North Essex and Suffolk.

Funding worth £47,500 is ready to reach local projects in your community. 

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We are recruiting

15th January 2016

We are recruiting for a new Fund Administrator to join our team

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Surviving Winter Appeal

15th December 2015

There may not be snow on the ground yet, but shorter days and dark evenings can leave many elderly and vulnerable people feeling lonely and isolated. By supporting the Surviving Winter Appeal you will be helping to keep them warm and well in the winter months.

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Philanthropy Under the Spotlight

8th December 2015

Philanthropy and its important role in society today came under the spotlight when more than 130 people gathered for ECFs annual general meeting at Stockbrook Manor.

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We are an independent charitable trust improving the quality of life of people in our community by investing and distributing funds on behalf of a wide range of donors.  Since 1996 our donors have invested £26 million of charitable funding directly into Essex, Southend and Thurrock making it a great place to live, work, learn and grow.

As one of the UK’s leading, accredited community foundations we have the expertise and local knowledge to help individuals, families, companies and public agencies to support the local causes and charities they care about and make an impact through their giving.

We are always happy to talk to you about what we do so please call us on 01245 355947 or contact us.

Essex Community Foundation has awarded 6,000 grants since 1996 to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these Click here.