18 August 2017
10th August 2017
Do you live in the Bradwell and Tillingham areas and would you like to make a difference in your local community?Read More
7th August 2017
Are you a voluntary or community organisation which improves information, advice and guidance in health and social care?Read More
1st August 2017
ECF is delighted that its Chief Executive, Caroline Taylor, has been shortlisted in the Charity Times Awards 2017.Read More
28th July 2017
A tidal wave of community spirit on Canvey Island and a grant of £2,500 have transformed a beach for the benefit of local residents and visitors to enjoy.Read More
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 distributed £30 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 close to their heart and close to home.
We have awarded over 7,000 grants to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these, click here.