Essex Community Foundation

19 December 2018

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

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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Extra support for families in Tendring

6th December 2018

Families in Tendring who are facing challenges are to be given more support through special courses and workshops, thanks to a major grant of £30,000.

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Annual General Meeting 2018

23rd November 2018

More than 180 people gathered for Essex Community Foundation’s annual general meeting at Braxted Park Estate.

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- The ECF office will close for Christmas on Friday 21 December and reopen on Wednesday 2 January. You are still able to apply for a grant during this time using the application form.

We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year -

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 £33 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.