Essex Community Foundation

24 March 2019

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Grants for Harwich community projects

20th March 2019

Harwich-based voluntary and community organisations are being encouraged to apply for grants from offshore wind farm Galloper’s community fund to support their worthwhile local projects and activities.

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We are hiring: Grants Officer

15th March 2019

There is an exciting opportunity to join Essex Community Foundation as a full time Grants Officer.

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Supporting rural communities in Essex

15th March 2019

The way of life in rural areas of Essex has changed dramatically in recent years and people of all ages have been affected by cuts in services, lack of facilities and social isolation.

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Essex man runs Marathon in memory of his brother

8th March 2019

Memories of his inspirational brother are motivating Andy Elms every step of the way in his training for the 2019 London Marathon, to raise funds for two special causes.

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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 £34 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.