Essex Community Foundation

5 October 2015

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Grants for Growth

10th September 2015

Essex charities aiming to grow and develop links with other organisations and encourage community activities are being given the opportunity to apply for grants from The Thriving Third Sector Fund and the Community Resilience Fund. 

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Wind Farm generates grants

28th July 2015

Voluntary organisations in Bradwell-on-Sea and Tillingham benefit from Wind Farm grants totalling £34,168.

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Piano prodigy follows her dream

14th July 2015

Gifted young musician Alexandra Pereira has been given the chance to follow her dream of becoming a concert pianist after being awarded a grant of £2,000.

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Golfers support ECF and local charities

19th June 2015

ECF's annual charity golf day, organised by former Trustee, Carole Golbourn and her husband Alan was another great day enjoyed by all who took part.

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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 £23 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.