Essex Community Foundation

1 October 2016

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Vital Signs 2016

14th September 2016

We would be delighted if you would spare 5 minutes of your time to take part in this year’s Vital Signs survey, a unique insight into how people feel about the communities where they live in Essex.

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Healthwatch Essex Fund

1st July 2016

A new charitable fund is being launched in Essex to support voluntary and community organisations in their work to improve people’s experiences of health and social care.

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ECF celebrates 20 years of local giving

10th June 2016

ECF holds a "Tea Party" themed event for its founders and supporters to celebrate 20 years of matching people, ideas, resources and needs, to make a lasting difference.

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New Fund Launched in Braintree

31st May 2016

A new fund to improve the health, well-being and life chances of local people has been set up to support charities in Braintree.

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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 invested £26 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 they care about and make an impact through their giving.

We are always happy to talk to you about what we do so please call us on 01245 355947 or contact us.

Essex Community Foundation has awarded 6,000 grants since 1996 to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these Click here.