Essex Community Foundation

28 January 2020

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

“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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Funding boost for projects supporting women and girls

14th January 2020

Colchester & Tendring Youth Enquiry Service and HARP in Southend are among 11 local voluntary organisations to receive grants totalling £88,236.

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Grants available for Essex charities

20th November 2019

Voluntary and community organisations in Essex are invited to apply for a grant from a charitable fund set up by Essex County Council.

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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.