Essex Community Foundation

17 February 2020

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Wind farm funds generate community activity

10th February 2020

Local charities and community groups are encouraged to apply for funding to support their work in the Maldon district.

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Bridge club supports local charities

7th February 2020

Sixty-four bridge players came together for Chelmsford's first Charity Cafe Bridge Event, eating and drinking at four local restaurants to raise £1,000 for the Honalee Fund.

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“Providing” local charities with vital support

15th January 2020

Essex Dementia Trust and St. Clare Hospice are among nine local charities receiving a healthy funding boost from the Provide Foundation.

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New year funding boost for life-changing charities

15th January 2020

Families struggling to afford food, lonely older people and those receiving help for anxiety and depression will be able to access continued support from local charities thanks to grants awarded from the Braintree District and Greenfields Community Fund.

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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 £38 million to voluntary and community organisations, and individuals, across 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.