Essex Community Foundation

17 September 2019

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Building for the future in Colchester

2nd September 2019

A new charitable fund aimed at helping people in Colchester has been launched by a family with long-standing personal and business roots in the town.

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Grants available for women and girls projects

2nd September 2019

Voluntary and community organisations that support women and girls are invited to apply to the Tampon Tax Community Fund for a grant.

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Pirates land on quay at Burnham

19th August 2019

Thousands of people travelled to Burnham-on-Crouch over the bank holiday weekend to enjoy the sunshine and activities at the annual Burnham Quay Day.

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Young Halstead archer shoots for success

5th August 2019

A 15-year-old talented archer that lives in Halstead has received a grant of £2,460 to help pursue her dream of competing in the Olympics.

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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 £37.5 million 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.