Publications and Policies

Annual Review

Read our latest Annual Review here (Download a PDF version here)

Read our Grants Supplement (Download a PDF version here)

Latest Annual Report and Financial Statements

Read our Annual Report and Financial Statements 2023

Previous years: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

If you have any questions about these accounts or the work of ECF, please call us on 01245 355947. A member of the team will be happy to help.


We want to share, exchange and use our knowledge to improve our work in local communities. Here you can access our publications, policies and research which guide our work.

Community Listening Report

Community Listening Project – Full Report

Community Listening Project – Summary Report

Five Year Strategy for 2019 – 2024

Read our Five Year Strategy

Grantmaking Policy

Read our Grantmaking Policy and Guidance

Our Grantmaking Policy outlines the principles and definitions used by us within our grantmaking.

Complaints Policy

Read our Complaints Policy

This policy lays out the formal complaints procedures pursued by us.

Privacy Statement

Read our Privacy Statement

Our privacy statement sets out how we use and protect any information that you give us.