Essex Community Foundation

27 November 2015

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Charity begins at Mersea Homes

23rd November 2015

Colchester Furniture Project is one of three local charities to receive grants from the Mersa Homes Charitable Fund.

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ECF Appoints new CEO

11th November 2015

ECF's Board of Trustees are pleased to announce the appointment of Caroline Taylor as the Foundation's new Chief Executive.

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Strengthening the voluntary sector in Essex

10th November 2015

Small charities and voluntary organisations in Essex are being given a chance to become stronger and more effective.

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Essex Young Musicians Trust

9th November 2015

Apply now for bursary grants from the Essex Young Musicians' Trust.

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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.