4th December 2013
Blackwater Barracudas are celebrating after receiving £2,000 from Sport Relief.
The funding will provide swimming classes for people with disabilities and those recovering from accidents, strokes or major surgery.Read More
1st October 2013
ECF publishes its first Vital Signs report, which provides on the ground insight and analysis of life in Essex looking at areas of success and improvement as well as areas of concern.Read More
27th June 2013
Essex Community Foundation (ECF) is celebrating a major milestone in its history, having reached the £20 million mark in the distribution of grants to voluntary and community organisations across Essex, Southend and Thurrock.
ECF, an independent charitable trust launched in 1996, has paid tribute to the people of Essex for proving that philanthropy is not a thing of the past, and for being determined to support and sustain their communities.Read More
3rd May 2013
UK Community Foundations has today announced the appointment of David Sheepshanks CBE as Chair, succeeding Matthew Bowcock who has retired after six years, having served the maximum two terms as an elected trustee.
David Sheepshanks said: “Matthew Bowcock deserves great credit and our sincere thanks as under his chairmanship Community Foundations have developed and grown to the extent that the number of people using us for their local giving has doubled every three years.Read More