Essex Community Foundation

26 May 2016

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

County Council rewards local charities

13th April 2016

Grants totalling nearly £75,000 are awarded from the Essex Millennium Fund and ECC Chairman's Fund to 19 Essex-based voluntary organisations. 

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Lorna Rolfe is appointed the new High Sheriff of Essex

13th April 2016

Lorna Rolfe is looking forward to her year as High Sheriff of Essex.

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Staff Changes at ECF

6th April 2016

We say farewell to Lisa Renton and Shanice King who move on to pastures new and are pleased to welcome Tracy Kiely as our new fund administrator.

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High Sheriff Rewards Local Charities

17th March 2016

The High Sheriff of Essex presents certificates of recognition and grants totalling £23,541 to charities and individuals.

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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.