Essex Community Foundation

24 February 2019

Welcome to Essex Community Foundation

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

Latest news

We are hiring: Grants Officer

22nd February 2019

There is an exciting opportunity to join Essex Community Foundation as a full time Grants Officer.

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Ewan enjoys the sweet taste of success

5th February 2019

A teenage barista who learned his coffee-making trade through a social enterprise training programme in Colchester has been rewarded with a job – with the training organisation itself.

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Community backs local festival

5th February 2019

A popular community festival for all ages is returning to Maldon in June for the 12th year running, thanks to a grant of £4,000.

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New Year windfall for life-changing charities

30th January 2019

Braintree District Mencap and Braintree Rethink Carers Support Group are among six invaluable local charities to benefit from grants totalling £135,000.

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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.