Grant maker

Essex Community Foundation

(Registered Charity No: 1052061)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grants made
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Over the last five years they've made 622 significant donations to registered charities totalling £7,343,269

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
30/06/2019 £8,000 4 YOUTH BRIGHTLINGSEA 1 Towards the annual transport costs and rent of a youth centre in Brightlingsea, Tendring
31/05/2019 £11,800 INTOUNI (IntoUniversity) 8 To employ an education worker to support students from Tendring access further education and provide a bursary scheme for students to access placements
31/05/2019 £12,000 Mind in West Essex 2 Towards the core costs of the counselling service which provides a range of therapies for those experiencing mental health issues in West Essex
31/05/2019 £9,830 RAYLEIGH UNITED REFORMED CHURCH CHARITY 1 To help run a mentoring project at the Rayleigh Megacentre for disadvantaged and vulnerable young people
31/05/2019 £6,300 BRAINTREE DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY 2 To enable the running of a respite and activity summer play-scheme for children with learning disabilities
31/05/2019 £3,000 ROMAN RIVER MUSIC 1 To support educational music activities for children as part of the annual Roman River music festival in North Essex
31/05/2019 £5,000 NEW LIFE WOOD 1 To support the operating costs of a community wood recycling project in Pitsea
31/05/2019 £4,000 OFF THE STREETS 1 Towards the running costs of a shelter for homeless people within Southend
31/05/2019 £3,200 THE LIVEWIRE TRUST 2 To support the costs of a summer Theatre Challenge for young people in Harlow
30/04/2019 £10,000 Prince's Trust 9 To pilot a new mentoring initiative in the Tendring area to help vulnerable young people at risk of offending
30/04/2019 £17,000 ECVYS (Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services) 1 To run a Young Voices project across Essex for the initial year of a potential three year programme
30/04/2019 £10,000 St. Mary's C of E Primary School PTFA ("The Paddlers") 1 Towards an all weather playground shelter to improve outdoor facilities for young children in Burnham on Crouch
30/04/2019 £10,000 St Michael's Myland Parochial Church Council 1 To help restore and repair the organ at a church in Colchester
30/04/2019 £5,000 GOLDEN-OLDIES 6 To help introduce additional singalong sessions for elderly people in Essex, start a new Memory Café and continue intergenerational work to alleviate social isolation and benefit overall health and well-being
30/04/2019 £4,390 STROKE ASSOCIATION 5 Towards the operational costs of a stroke support group in Maldon
30/04/2019 £5,000 PHAROS TRUST 1 To renovate and improve signage and exhibition interpretation of a historic light vessel open to the public in Harwich Quay
30/04/2019 £5,000 OUTHOUSE EAST 3 Towards activity costs and volunteer expenses for a newly established young people’s project at a Colchester based charity supporting the LGBTQ+ community
30/04/2019 £7,860 THE HARWICH FESTIVAL 1 Towards the cost of a new part-time Administrator who will develop cultural activities in Harwich Festival’s new Centre
30/04/2019 £4,634 PERSONALISED EATING DISORDER SUPPORT 2 To set up a carers group in Rayleigh to support the mental health of families and carers of sufferers of eating disorders
30/04/2019 £5,000 ESSEX POLICE MUSEUM 1 Towards the work and running costs of the Essex Police Museum
30/04/2019 £7,500 BOSP Brighter Opportunities for Special People 2 To continue the provision of structured activities in the community by a Basildon based charity supporting children and young people with complex disabilities or a life-limiting illness
30/04/2019 £6,430 BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH VILLAGE HALL 1 To purchase new chairs and tables for a well used community hall
31/03/2019 £10,900 8th Chelmsford Scout Group 1 To help provide additional facilities at a newly built replacement Scout Hut which will act as a community hub on the Melbourne Estate in Chelmsford
31/03/2019 £30,000 Stroke Club Mid Essex 1 To support the running costs of a charity supporting stroke survivors and their carers over 3 years
31/03/2019 £5,000 COLCHESTER CAP DEBT CENTRE 1 To support the overhead costs of a debt service in Colchester
31/03/2019 £2,915 Welcome to the UK To hold monthly diversity events to promote positive attitudes to minority groups in Southend
31/03/2019 £2,696 LITTLE HEROES ASD SUPPORT 1 To enable the running of additional support sessions around the Southend District for families who have children with autism
31/03/2019 £7,500 UTTLESFORD BUFFY BUS ASSOCIATION 1 To support core costs of providing opportunities for isolated and disadvantaged pre-school children, their families and carers to access good quality play and educational activities
31/03/2019 £3,000 DAWS HALL TRUST 2 To carry out a range of works to improve access for those with restricted mobility at an educational nature reserve in Lamarsh, Essex
31/03/2019 £3,500 ABBERTON RURAL TRAINING 2 Towards the cost of counselling and mentoring for vulnerable adults who attend the Abberton Rural Training Wormingford Site
31/03/2019 £3,000 VOLUNTEER BUREAU FOR TENDRING 1 Towards the provision of transport for elderly residents living in rural areas of Tendring
28/02/2019 £50,000 Anglia Care Trust 4 To employ a Housing Officer for 18 months to liaise with private sector landlords providing housing for vulnerable people that are facing homelessness in Ipswich
28/02/2019 £50,000 The Benjamin Foundation 5 To employ a Private Sector Liaison Worker for two years, working between two recently merged charities and boosting shared housing options for 16-30 year olds in the Great Yarmouth area
28/02/2019 £50,000 Homeless Action Resource Project 3 To employ a specialist housing coordinator over 2 years to support people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, in Southend
28/02/2019 £50,000 Safer Places 1 To employ a Housing Support Officer for 1 year to work with women and families affected by domestic violence to find long term housing solutions in the Harlow area
28/02/2019 £18,890 Hope into Action: East of England 9 To employ a support worker over 1 year and refurbish two properties for temporary accommodation for victims of modern slavery and homelessness in the Norwich area
28/02/2019 £40,240 HfHGB (Homes) 3 Towards 1 year of project costs for of a charity training young people in construction through refurbishing empty properties in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
28/02/2019 £49,749 Changing Pathways 2 To employ a Resettlement Practitioner over 2 years to support women affected by domestic violence who are moving on from refuge accommodation in the Basildon area
28/02/2019 £12,500 North Avenue Youth Centre 1 Towards the operational costs of a youth group in the Melbourne area of Chelmsford
28/02/2019 £10,000 The Dengie D-Caf 1 To help provide an Admiral (dementia) Community Nurse for Mid-Essex particularly for the rural Dengie peninsular
28/02/2019 £45,220 Wintercomfort for the homeless 7 To provide a housing advice service supporting people to maintain their tenancies and provide assistance to those moving from homelessness to housing in Cambridge
28/02/2019 £47,396 Catch22 10 To extend the Housing Intervention Project, which supports vulnerable people at risk of homelessness, into Tendring for 2 years
28/02/2019 £41,032 Peterborough Citizens Advice Bureau 3 To employ a Prevention of Homelessness Officer for 18 months to work with families and vulnerable adults supporting their housing needs in the Peterborough area
28/02/2019 £31,588 REACH Community Project 4 To employ a Debt Advisor for 1 year to increase free face-to-face debt and housing advice to vulnerable people in Haverhill and the surrounding rural areas
28/02/2019 £99,742 Mid and North East Essex Mind 1 To support the operation of a confidential telephone mental health support service for students at the University of Essex
28/02/2019 £5,000 COLCHESTER AND TIPTREE TOY LIBRARY 1 Towards the volunteer costs and rent of a charity providing play and toy rental for families in Colchester
28/02/2019 £3,210 GREENSTEAD COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION 1 To enable the painting of the main hall and purchase of youth club equipment
28/02/2019 £9,995 SIGNPOST (COLCHESTER) LIMITED 5 Towards core costs to provide free employability support services for those living in Greenstead ward, Colchester
28/02/2019 £5,495 THE SCOUT ASSOCIATION 8 To replace the flat roof and fire doors of a well used scout and guide hut in Moulsham
28/02/2019 £4,250 PRISONERS EDUCATION TRUST 7 To support prisoners from Essex by providing access to distance learning courses, whilst serving a custodial sentence
28/02/2019 £9,987 BOSP Brighter Opportunities for Special People 2 To employ a part-time Services Administrator at a Pitsea based charity supporting children and young people with learning and physical disabilities
28/02/2019 £7,500 EPPING FOREST REUSE 1 To support running costs of a furniture reuse project in Epping which helps people in need
28/02/2019 £6,520 S.A.F.E. ESSEX (SUPPORTING ASPERGER FAMILIES IN ESSEX) 1 To help meet the needs of girls with Asperger’s and High-Level Autism through a bespoke SAFE Girls project in Rayleigh
28/02/2019 £5,000 WALTON COMMUNITY CENTRE 2 To replace windows and doors at a well-used community building
28/02/2019 £3,225 THE OFFSHOOT FOUNDATION 1 To run young peoples film making workshops in Harlow
28/02/2019 £9,800 BRAINTREE DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY 2 To employ a Family Support Manager to work with carers of people with a learning disability and provide work experience supervision for clients in the Braintree District
28/02/2019 £7,500 BRAINTREE YOUTH PROJECT CHARITY 2 Towards the operating costs of an organisation which supports disadvantaged and socially isolated young people from the Braintree area
28/02/2019 £6,000 THUNDERSLEY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH 1 Towards equipment and security provisions for a community shed project in Castle Point
28/02/2019 £7,360 THE STOUR BLUE WATER PASS TRUST 1 To help provide opportunities for economically or socially disadvantaged young people in the North Tendring area to access water-based sports activities
28/02/2019 £8,000 COLCHESTER ROUGH SLEEPERS GROUP 1 Towards the refurbishment of the sleep bus providing emergency accommodation for rough sleepers in Colchester
31/01/2019 £4,392 THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD 2 To buy outdoor equipment to enable young people from the Burnham and Dengie areas to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
31/01/2019 £4,000 YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION BRIGHTLINGSEA BRANCH 1 To install a new access ramp to a well used community hall in North East Essex
31/01/2019 £5,000 CANVEY ISLAND YOUTH PROJECT 3 To help fund a drug and alcohol misuse worker supporting vulnerable young people from Canvey Island and the surrounding area
31/01/2019 £5,000 ESSEX BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS 3 To help deliver the Respect personal development project for vulnerable young pupils of secondary schools in the Rochford and Castle Point areas
31/01/2019 £4,500 COLCHESTER GATEWAY CLUBS 1 To increase the hours of a Support and Advocacy Manager supporting adults with learning disabilities
31/01/2019 £4,066 BLIND AND SIGHT IMPAIRED SOCIETY 2 To extend a low vision clinic outreach project in Orsett to support people with sight loss and visual impairments
31/01/2019 £6,250 SAFER PLACES 1 To help deliver interactive workshops in Harlow to raise awareness of domestic abuse
31/01/2019 £5,000 BILLERICAY STREET PASTORS 1 To help continue and develop a Rail Pastor service aimed at deterring potential suicides on the C2C line
31/01/2019 £4,450 OPEN ROAD VISIONS 2 To help run a women-only Firebreak course for female offenders from across the county
31/01/2019 £3,500 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA BLIND WELFARE ORGANISATION 1 Towards the co-ordination of a programme of activities for visually impaired people in the Southend and surrounding areas
31/01/2019 £5,000 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA YOUNG MENS CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 4 To support the running costs of the Basildon SOS Bus, which provides a safe haven for vulnerable young people
31/01/2019 £4,937 ONLY COWARDS CARRY WEAPONS AWARENESS LIMITED 1 To help deliver a programme to school children and young people in the Clacton and Tendring area about the dangers of knife crime
31/01/2019 £5,000 57 West To raise awareness about Modern Slavery across the Borough of Southend
31/01/2019 £4,800 ABBERTON RURAL TRAINING 2 To provide introductory land-based skill sessions for young adults who are NEET and at risk of offending
31/01/2019 £5,000 LOUGHTON YOUTH PROJECT 1 To support the employment costs of part-time staff at a drop-in centre for young people in Loughton
31/01/2019 £4,680 SIGNPOST (COLCHESTER) LIMITED 5 To develop capacity at Signpost Thurrock by employing a part-time member of staff to support disadvantaged people improve their life opportunities
31/01/2019 £3,000 WEST ESSEX MIND 2 Towards the continuing development of an on-line training platform for volunteers at Mind in West Essex
31/01/2019 £5,000 FIRST STOP CENTRE (MID-ESSEX BRANCH) 1 To help run resilience workshops and courses for vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals from the Braintree area
31/01/2019 £5,000 HELPING HANDS ESSEX 3 To support individuals with an alcohol addiction and their families through rehabilitation and recovery
31/01/2019 £5,000 THE BRECK FOUNDATION 4 To help deliver a programme in schools across the county to educate young people on internet safety
31/01/2019 £5,000 Trinity Methodist Church Clacton on Sea Provision of furniture and a washing machine for use in a new Day Centre for homeless and vulnerable people
31/01/2019 £5,000 COLCHESTER UNITED FC FOOTBALL IN THE COMMUNITY 1 To run social inclusion sports and community safety advice sessions for young people in the Walton-on-the-Naze area
31/01/2019 £5,470 THE ANNE ROBSON TRUST 2 To recruit and train volunteers for the Butterfly Project to provide support to terminally ill patients at Colchester Hospital
31/12/2018 £12,000 Halstead Day Centre 1 To support the overhead and transport costs of a centre providing social care for the elderly in Halstead and the wider Braintree district
31/12/2018 £60,000 Pioneer Sailing Trust 1 To employ a Project Manager to help build organisational capacity at Pioneer Sailing Trust and develop the rowing gig project network, over 2 years.
31/12/2018 £5,000 EMMAUS COLCHESTER 1 To help employ a community development worker at a charity in Colchester providing support for homeless people in the area
31/12/2018 £6,000 AGE CONCERN SOUTHEND-ON-SEA CIO 1 Towards the furniture for the new Age Concern Centre in Southend-on-Sea
31/12/2018 £3,000 RIDGEWELL VILLAGE HALL 2 To help pay for building an extension and major refurbishment of the village hall
31/12/2018 £3,000 THE COURTAULD MEMORIAL HALL 1 Towards the continued re-development of the village hall for the residents of Colne Engaine and surrounding villages
31/12/2018 £8,000 SOUTHEND VINEYARD 2 To help support the role of a community worker on the Queensway estate in Southend
31/12/2018 £6,500 HELPING HANDS ESSEX 3 To support the running costs of a Chelmsford based charity helping people in their recovery from alcohol abuse
31/12/2018 £2,572 NORTH EAST ESSEX CHRISTIAN YOUTH OUTREACH 1 To run four personal development courses for vulnerable Year 9 girls in Colchester
31/12/2018 £9,275 SOUTHEND FOODBANK 2 To continue support the post of Project Manager and operational costs at Southend Foodbank
31/12/2018 £3,000 TERLING VILLAGE HALL 1 To enable drainage and surface improvement at a rural village hall
30/11/2018 £10,000 Southend Vineyard 2 Towards the salary of a outreach worker to support women in the sex industry
30/11/2018 £12,074 Carers FIRST 2 To deliver activities in Braintree District that promote emotional and physical wellbeing for people that are caring for a loved one over 2 years
30/11/2018 £10,000 Fellowship Afloat Charitable Trust 1 To support phase 3 costs of improving accommodation and facilities on a residential floating activity centre in Tollesbury
30/11/2018 £10,000 Changing Pathways 2 To employee a Therapeutic Services Lead to support the work of a domestic violence organisation in Basildon
30/11/2018 £15,000 Braintree Rethink Carers Support Group 5 To support the operational costs of a volunteer led group providing social activities, information and guidance to sufferers of mental health issues and their carers in the Braintree District
30/11/2018 £13,383 Braintree District Mencap Society 2 To run a Skills for Independence programme for young adults with a learning disability in the Braintree District over 2 years
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