Essex Community Foundation

22 July 2019

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Four Harwich community groups awarded grants

4th July 2019

Four Harwich community groups providing initiatives for local young people have been awarded a total of £10,245 from the community fund provided by Galloper Offshore Wind Farm.

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Callum gets a second chance to pursue his sporting dreams

17th June 2019

At the age of 15 Callum Turner had a heart transplant which saved his life and gave him the chance to take up sport again.

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Improving health and wellbeing in Colchester and Tendring

17th June 2019

A new funding programme has launched to support voluntary and community organisations in North East Essex working to improve health and wellbeing.

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Community grants available in Maldon

11th June 2019

Charities and voluntary organisations in the Dengie, Southminster or Burnham-on-Crouch are being encouraged to apply for grants to support local projects and activities from the Tuncole Wind Farm and Middlewick Farm community benefit funds.

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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 over £36 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.