Essex Community Foundation

16 July 2018

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Making a mark on his community

13th July 2018

Community champion Bill Davidson's dream of transforming Parkeston began when he took on responsibility for opening and closing the area's park gates.

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Budding tennis star shines at international competition

13th July 2018

An up-and-coming tennis star has been tipped for a bright future after impressing in an event which has helped the likes of Andy Murray to develop.

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Life-changing fund re-opens for applications

10th July 2018

A charitable fund that has already channelled £215,000 into the Braintree District is calling on community organisations to apply for grants.

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Professional advisers compete in charity challenge

10th July 2018

The 'Fiducia Charity Challenge' has been hailed a success after the company invited seven corporate partners to take part in an evening of fun and games.

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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 £31 million of charitable funding directly into Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

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.