Essex Community Foundation

26 June 2019

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

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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Grants available to engage young people in social action

5th June 2019

Local charities or voluntary organisations that provide young people with the opportunity to build skills, grow their confidence and contribute to their community can now apply for funding to support their work.

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Record Number of Essex Voluntary Groups receive The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services

3rd June 2019

Nine voluntary groups from across the county who work in the community have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK.

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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.