10 August 2020
28th July 2020
An important part of the history of Harwich is being celebrated with the launch of a new charitable fund that will provide support for local charities, voluntary organisations and community groups working in the Harwich and Dovercourt area for years to come.Read More
20th July 2020
A new fund launched in memory of pioneering local businessman Bill Southern is to give vital long-term support to charities and voluntary groups across Essex.Read More
18th June 2020
In April, Anglian Water launched plans to establish a new £1 million community support fund to provide a cash boost for local communities to help fight the impacts of coronavirus.Read More
16th June 2020
The High Sheriff of Essex, Julie Fosh, was unable to host the traditional Garden Party, so instead encouraged her guests to get involved virtually and raise vital monies for the High Sheriffs' Fund.Read More
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ECF is 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 over £38 million to voluntary and community organisations, and individuals, across 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.