Essex Community Foundation

27 April 2017

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Comic Relief funds available

24th April 2017

Comic Relief Community Cash grants are available to small organisations in North Essex that are doing great work to help local people living tough lives.

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Gibberd Garden continues to blossom with local support

24th April 2017

Trustees of a Grade II listed garden gem, situated on the North Eastern edge of Harlow, are delighted to receive a grant of £8,000.

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Phone-In Funding Surgery - 10 May - Uttlesford

24th April 2017

Voluntary and community organisations working in Uttlesford district are invited to call us on 10 May to discuss funding requirements for a project or core costs.

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Wind Farm generates support for local projects

19th April 2017

Voluntary and community organisations in Southminster and Burnham-on-Crouch are invited to apply for grants to support local projects and activities.

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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 nearly £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 nearly 6,500 grants to support a variety of voluntary organisations and projects. To view some of these, click here.