Essex Community Foundation

27 October 2016

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Applications invited for grants to help people get back to work

24th October 2016

People who have mental health problems will have the chance to rebuild their lives and get back into employment thanks to grants given by the Coombewood Amenity Fund.

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High Sheriff Invites Applications

13th October 2016

Local voluntary and community organisations are encouraged to apply for grants from the High Sheriff of Essex Awards Scheme.

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Healthy support for local charities

10th October 2016

The Provide Foundation awards grants totaling almost £90,000 to 20 local voluntary and community groups providing health and social care support in Essex. 

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Do the Honours for Essex

10th October 2016

People in Essex who have made an outstanding contribution to the local community could be in line for honours from the Queen.

The call is going out for the unsung heroes and heroines of the county to be nominated for an award.

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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 invested £26 million of charitable funding directly into Essex, Southend and Thurrock making it a great place to live, work, learn and grow.

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 they care about and make an impact through their giving.

We are always happy to talk to you about what we do so please call us on 01245 355947 or contact us.

Essex Community Foundation has awarded 6,000 grants since 1996 to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these Click here.