Essex Community Foundation
“The voluntary and community sector makes a significant contribution to the economy and society of Essex. The Thriving Third Sector Fund ensures that the sector remains innovative, strategic and forward thinking”
Cllr John Jowers, ECC

Thriving Third Sector Fund

ECF manages several funds on behalf of Essex County Council including the Thriving Third Sector Fund (TTSF).

All proposals will be reviewed by the TTSF Panel which includes experienced charity Chief Executives, an Essex County Council Cabinet Member and a Police representative.

The aim of the fund is to ensure the long-term, sustainable future of voluntary and community organisations in the administrative county of Essex (not Southend and Thurrock).

Examples of projects supported by the Thriving Third Sector Fund include:

How to apply

To read the guidelines for this fund and to access the expression of interest form, please click here. We encourage all potential applications to call the ECF grants team on 01245 356018 to discuss your idea, in advance of applying.