Essex Community Foundation
"We want to improve the lives of people living in the district in any way we can. We know that there are projects out there doing wonderful work, and we want to support and help them to grow.”
Sandra Crosby, Greenfields’ Housing Director

Braintree District and Greenfields Community Fund

The Braintree District and Greenfields Community Fund, set up by Braintree District Council and Greenfields Community Housing in 2016, provides local voluntary organisations and charities with the opportunity to apply for funding.

Grants are available to support organisations working in the Braintree District that either help to improve health and wellbeing, increase aspirations and opportunities, or develop skills through training.

Previous grants awarded from this Fund:

How to apply

Please note: You should apply to this Fund if you need a grant for over £10,000 but under £40,000. This Fund can support your project for up to 3 years (i.e. £40,000 over 3 years not £40,000 each year for 3 years). To read the full guidelines, click here.

We strongly encourage you to speak with us ahead of applying. We are holding a Phone-In Funding Surgery on Thursday 12 July 10am to 12 noon to speak with potential applicants. Please call us, on the day, on 01245 356018. 

The deadline is Friday 31st of August.