Essex Community Foundation

14 December 2017

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

ECF’s Charity Golf Day 2018

13th December 2017

Following the great success of previous years’ events, which have raised more than £50,000, we are again holding our Charity Golf Day.

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Community fund makes a splash

13th December 2017

Voluntary organisations to receive an early Christmas present from the Essex & Suffolk Water Community Fund.

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Donate your Winter fuel payment

7th December 2017

ECF is accepting unneeded Winter fuel payments to help people in Essex stay warm and well during the colder months.

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New Annual Review and Survey

5th December 2017

Our Annual Review is now available for you to view online and we welcome your thoughts.

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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 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.