Essex Community Foundation

25 June 2016

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

We are recruiting

22nd June 2016

We are recruiting for a new Grants and Programmes Administrator plus a Marketing and Communications Assistant to join our team.

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ECF celebrates 20 years of local giving

10th June 2016

ECF holds a "Tea Party" themed event for its founders and supporters to celebrate 20 years of matching people, ideas, resources and needs, to make a lasting difference.

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An evening of Fun and Song

9th June 2016

The outgoing Police and Crime Commissioner, Nick Alston and his wife Pippa host an evening of song in aid of ECF.

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New Fund Launched in Braintree

31st May 2016

A new fund to improve the health, well-being and life chances of local people has been set up to support charities in Braintree.

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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.