Essex Community Foundation

24 June 2017

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

New Lord-Lieutenant appointed in Essex

23rd June 2017

The next Lord-Lieutenant of Essex has been appointed by the Queen.

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Outdoor gym receives funding boost

21st June 2017

Parkeston residents will be able to get fit whilst regularly exercising outdoors thanks to a funding boost of £2,075 from the Milsom Charitable Fund.

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Phone-In Funding Surgery - 12 July - Chelmsford

20th June 2017

Are you a voluntary or community organisation operating in Chelmsford district and do you need funding?

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Three Essex voluntary groups honoured by the Queen

5th June 2017

Three Essex voluntary groups who work in the community have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services.

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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.