Essex Community Foundation

19 January 2019

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Local charities receive £85,000 boost from Tampon Tax

16th January 2019

Thirteen local charities working with some of the most vulnerable women and girls in Essex have received a much-needed funding boost from the Tampon Tax Community Fund.

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Support our Surviving Winter Appeal

10th January 2019

The Surviving Winter Appeal has re-launched to help people who struggle to stay warm and healthy at this time of the year.

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Read our new Annual Review

17th December 2018

We are delighted to share our latest annual review, grants supplement and financial statements with you.

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Community bands together to help foodbank after break in

13th December 2018

A foodbank in Braintree hit by heartless thieves who made off with their van and equipment, has been rescued just before Christmas by a £12,000 grant.

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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 £34 million of charitable funding directly 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.