Essex Community Foundation

21 September 2018

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Grants available for charities supporting women and girls

18th September 2018

Essex-based voluntary and community organisations that are working to improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls, are being invited to apply for grants.

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ECF announces next Chairman

6th September 2018

Essex Community Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicholas Alston CBE DL, as its next Chair of Trustees.

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Maldon District Phone-In Funding Surgery: 24 September

6th September 2018

Are you a voluntary or community organisation in the Maldon District and do you need funding?

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High Sheriff invites applications

6th September 2018

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

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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 £31 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.

We have awarded over 7,000 grants to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these, click here.