Essex Community Foundation

23 May 2018

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

Essex Dog Day: 26th August 2018

18th May 2018

More local charities are set to benefit from the ever-popular Essex Dog Day taking place at Crix, Hatfield Peverel, on Sunday 26 August.

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East of England Co-op tackles loneliness

18th May 2018

The East of England Co-op has awarded £70,000 to local charities and groups across the region in a bid to tackle loneliness.

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Our 2018 Spring Receptions

17th May 2018

We were delighted to welcome 200 invited guests to this year's Spring Receptions held at Ingatestone Hall and Layer Marney Tower.

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Big support for Little Braxted

11th May 2018

People in Little Braxted and the surrounding area are invited to apply for grants to help community projects and promote educational opportunities.

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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.