25 July 2017
18th July 2017
Voluntary groups and local charities working to improve information, advice and guidance in health and social care, are urged to apply for new funds to support their work.Read More
10th July 2017
People who are struggling to provide food for themselves and their families are receiving support from Braintree Area Foodbank following a £30,000 charitable grant.Read More
10th July 2017
People living in Colchester and Tendring, who have learning disabilities, mental ill-health and autism are to receive extra support to help them communicate more effectively, thanks to a grant of £2,000.Read More
30th June 2017
An arts and craft day centre for people with severe physical disabilities has opened a new garden which is accessible to all of its members.Read More
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 £30 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 close to their heart and close to home.
We have awarded over 7,000 grants to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these, click here.