Essex Community Foundation

5 July 2015

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Vital Signs Survey 2015

1st July 2015

We want your opinion!

Please take part in our 2015 Vital Signs survey. We really want to know your views on Community Safety and issues affecting rural communities.

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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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Centre is a “haven” for local people

10th June 2015

ECF recenty awarded £6,000 to the Todman centre in Rayleigh which provides daily lunches for local elderly people.

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Hitting the high notes

10th June 2015

ECF helps a talented young musician from Essex to develop his skills as an organist.

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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.