Essex Community Foundation

Surviving Winter Appeal

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

All donations will support the work of local charities and voluntary organisations that are helping elderly and vulnerable people in their communities.

The appeal is part of a national campaign run by Community Foundations across the country each year.

Grants awarded include:

How to donate

We are very grateful to anyone that chooses to make a donation to this Appeal. 

Some supporters choose to donate an amount equivalent to their own Winter fuel allowance if they do not need it themselves, others choose to give an alternative sum of their choice.

Cheque – Please make it payable to 'Essex Community Foundation' and post it to 121 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0QT.

BACS Transfer – If you call 01245 355947 a member of the ECF team will be happy to pass on the bank details.

Online – You can donate online via our Just Giving page. To access this, click here.

Please don't forget to Gift Aid your donation if you can, the Gift Aid form can be accessed here.