Essex Community Foundation

21 June 2018

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

We are recruiting: Head of Development

21st June 2018

We are looking for a dynamic Head of Development, with passion and commitment to make a difference to the lives of local people in Essex.

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Funding available for youth projects

21st June 2018

Voluntary and community organisations working with young people in Essex are encouraged to apply for funding to support their work.

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Life-changing fund re-opens for applications

19th June 2018

A charitable fund that has already channelled £215,000 into the Braintree District is calling on community organisations to apply for grants.

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Annual Charity Golf Day

15th June 2018

Golfing enthusiasts from across Essex made up 19 teams for ECF's annual charity golf day.

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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 £31 million of charitable funding directly into Essex, Southend and Thurrock.

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 over 7,000 grants to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these, click here.