Since 1996 we have worked hard to develop the community foundation and support the charitable sector in Essex. We want to create a culture of generosity and inspire charitable giving to provide vital funding to voluntary organisations working at the heart of our communities.

On average, we give financial support to over 500 voluntary organisations each year that are meeting the needs of their communities and making a real difference for local people.


We aren’t currently recruiting for staff roles. If you would like to express your interest in future positions, you are welcome to send your CV and a cover letter to

Trustees help to shape our work now and in the future. This is a voluntary, unpaid position; however, expenses are covered. We have recently closed for applications from an open call out, but anyone interested in future positions can send a CV and cover letter outlining why this is of interest to you to

Future opportunities

We will include details of any future roles here and on our LinkedIn page. Please do follow us for updates.