Essex Community Foundation

25 February 2017

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Wind farm fund generates community spirit

24th February 2017

Community and voluntary organisations in Tendring are invited to apply for a share of a £12,000 wind farm fund.

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Maldon District Phone-In Funding Surgery

21st February 2017

Are you a voluntary or community organisation in the Maldon District and do you need funding?

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Funding available for youth projects in Harlow

20th February 2017

Voluntary and community organisations working with young people in Harlow are set to benefit from grants totalling £160,000 over the next two years.

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Maldon residents to decide on charitable spending

6th February 2017

Community organisations in Dengie, Southminster and Burnham are being invited to apply for grants from the Middlewick Farm Community Benefit Fund to give their charitable projects a boost.

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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 nearly £30 million of charitable funding directly into Essex, Southend and Thurrock making it a great place to live, work, learn and grow. 

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 nearly 6,500 grants to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these, click here.