Grant maker

Essex Community Foundation

(Registered Charity No: 1052061)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
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Over the last five years they've made 746 significant donations to registered charities totalling

When Amount Grantee Donors To be used for
25/10/2019 £4,700 THE LIVEWIRE TRUST 2 To run drama workshops for young people focusing on serious youth violence in Harlow
24/10/2019 £10,000 ACCURO (CARE SERVICES) 4 To support Cool Connections and Harlow Adult Friendship Scheme 2019-2020
24/10/2019 £9,400 CARERS CHOICES LTD 4 To support initial services and recreational activity for a new dementia service in Harlow
17/10/2019 £10,000 STREETS2HOMES 2 To create a communal garden space at a homeless residential project in Harlow
17/10/2019 £9,994 VOLUNTARY ACTION EPPING FOREST 3 To fund the initial costs of a furniture restoration and recycling project for adults with learning disabilities
11/10/2019 £10,945 MALDON AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY VOLUNTARY SERVICE 2 To assist with the set up costs of the Dengie Shed at Southminster Station
11/10/2019 £10,000 WALTHAM ABBEY YOUTH 2000 1 Towards the running costs of a youth organisation in Waltham Abbey
11/10/2019 £6,500 STOW MARIES GREAT WAR AERODROME LTD 3 To support the development of a heritage WW1 aerodrome to make it more accessible for those with disabilities
03/10/2019 £9,000 BURNHAM HISTORY SOCIETY 1 To replace the windows of the Burnham Museum
03/10/2019 £9,000 THE DENGIE PROJECT TRUST 2 To replace a much used minibus for the transport of elderly clients to and from a Southminster day centre and associated outreach activities
03/10/2019 £8,400 SOUTHMINSTER MEMORIAL HALL 1 To help upgrade the electrics at a hall used by the local community
30/09/2019 £5,324 HELPING HANDS ESSEX 3 To support the running costs of a Chelmsford based charity helping people in their recovery from alcohol abuse
27/09/2019 £9,612 EXTRA - SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES 4 To run mental health and wellbeing courses during the evening and weekend for parents and carers in Tendring
27/09/2019 £10,000 FAMILIES INFOCUS (ESSEX) 4 Towards the provision of family support to North East Essex in addressing special educational needs and disabilities
27/09/2019 £9,968 THE ROYAL ASSOCIATION FOR DEAF PEOPLE 3 To set up support groups for deaf people suffering with mental health problems in Colchester and Clacton
27/09/2019 £10,000 TENDRING COMMUNITY VOLUNTARY SERVICES 3 To expand a lunch club for older people from an area which experiences high levels of social deprivation
27/09/2019 £2,500 BLACKWATER BARRACUDAS (SWIMMING FOR THE DISABLED) 1 To assist with the costs of sessional staff for a group providing swimming sessions for people with a disability
27/09/2019 £9,965 HEADWAY ESSEX 3 To provide Brain Injury Adapted Psycotherapy Counselling in North East Essex over 2 years
27/09/2019 £10,000 OUTHOUSE EAST 3 Towards the employment cost of a part-time youth worker at a Colchester based charity supporting the local LGBTQ+ community
27/09/2019 £8,436 RE-ENGAGE LTD 7 To set up one new and support two existing friendship groups in Colchester for over 75's
27/09/2019 £10,000 COLCHESTER GATEWAY CLUBS 1 Towards staff costs for an Advocacy and Support project for adults with both learning disabilities and mental health problems across Colchester and Tendring
27/09/2019 £9,030 MALDON AND DISTRICT COMMUNITY VOLUNTARY SERVICE 2 Towards building and start up costs for a Men's Shed project in Colchester
27/09/2019 £3,000 THE MALDON PIONEERS ASSOCIATION 1 Towards the salary of an Activities Officer to organise events for those with learning disabilities in Maldon
20/09/2019 £5,000 OFF THE STREETS 1 Towards the costs of providing support services for homeless people in Southend
20/09/2019 £3,100 THE WORTH FOUNDATION LIMITED 5 To provide community campaigning opportunities for young people with mental health problems in the Epping Forest district
20/09/2019 £21,790 TEEN TALK (HARWICH) 4 To help employ the Business Manager and Business Administrator at an organisation providing mental health services for young people in Tendring
19/09/2019 £10,000 DYNAMIC NEW ANGLIAN NETWORKS 2 Towards the salary of a staff member to support the Essex Free School Uniform project in Colchester
16/09/2019 £10,000 Havens Hospices 3 Towards costs for their building fund
16/09/2019 £3,000 BASILDON PARENTS4PARENTS 1 To pilot a youth club for young people with additional needs in Basildon
16/09/2019 £5,000 OPEN ROAD VISIONS 2 To support people with drug and alcohol related problems in Essex.
16/09/2019 £3,500 SOUTHEND-ON-SEA BLIND WELFARE ORGANISATION 1 To support individuals and their families who are blind or partially sighted in Southend and the surrounding areas.
16/09/2019 £3,000 HOMELESS ACTION RESOURCE PROJECT 3 To help and support rough sleeping in the Southend on Sea area
16/09/2019 £3,000 PARKINSON'S DISEASE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 5 To improve the lives of everyone affected by Parkinson's by providing them, their families and carers with information, friendship and support.
12/09/2019 £4,965 ACTIVE CHRISTIAN TRUST (THE WAREHOUSE) 2 Towards the yealry running costs for a Dads and Kids club in Rochford and Castle Point
06/09/2019 £5,000 RAZED ROOF 2 To support a youth led environmental awareness project for young people with learning difficulties in Southend
06/09/2019 £2,660 TEEN TALK (HARWICH) 4 To run a youth led environmental campaigning project for young people deprived areas of Tendring
06/09/2019 £4,330 ACTION FOR FAMILY CARERS 4 towards an awareness and fundraising campaign run by young carers in Maldon
06/09/2019 £10,000 AIM INFORMATION MATTERS 1 Towards the salary and associated costs of a schools' engagement officer to deliver and develop an employability programme to help young people across Essex into employment
06/09/2019 £4,870 INTERACT CHELMSFORD LIMITED 2 To support young people with special needs and learning difficulties to access volunteering opportunities across Mid Essex
06/09/2019 £5,000 SPECIAL NEEDS AND PARENTS LIMITED 5 Towards the continuation of volunteering opportunities for young people at a special needs charity in Brentwood
06/09/2019 £5,000 TRUST LINKS LIMITED 8 Towards the costs of a young peoples mental health and wellbeing campaign group in South Essex
06/09/2019 £4,846 BRAINTREE DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY 2 To enable young people with learning difficulties to undertake volunteering and campaigning around local and environmental issues
06/09/2019 £4,996 OUTHOUSE EAST 3 Towards the running costs of a peer support and campaign group for young LGBTQ+ people in the Basildon District
06/09/2019 £4,779 SOUTHEND ASSOCIATION OF VOLUNTARY SERVICES 5 For the running costs of the civic pride champions youth campaigning and volunteering project in Southend
04/09/2019 £4,320 ABACUS COUNSELLING AND SUPPORT 1 To support the core costs of providing a counselling service in Shoeburyness and the surrounding areas
30/08/2019 £5,000 FRESHWATERS CONTACT CENTRE 1 Towards the core costs of a family liaison service in Harlow
19/08/2019 £6,998 JAYWICK COMMUNITY RESOURCES CENTRE ASSOCIATION 1 To cover the annual running costs of two community groups in Jaywick, which help to reduce isolation and improve residents general health
08/08/2019 £7,500 THE BRITISH RED CROSS SOCIETY 9 To reimburse travel costs to enable beneficiaries to access a Refugee Support project in Tilbury
01/08/2019 £4,178 AIM HI 1 To provide an outreach reading support for families of nursery age children in the Greenstead estate in Colchester
01/08/2019 £7,000 FERRIERS BARN LIMITED 2 Towards the running costs of a day centre providing meals, care and activities for people with severe or multiple disabilities in North Essex
30/07/2019 £2,968 EAST SUFFOLK AND NORTH ESSEX NHS FOUNDATION TRUST CHARITABLE FUNDS 1 To support the Critical Care Unit at Colchester Hospital helping people with serious illness and conditions
26/07/2019 £15,000 ESSEX YOUTHBUILD 2 To provide construction related vocational training and qualifications for disadvantaged young people and NEETs in Essex
11/07/2019 £7,450 FRIENDS OF HARDIE PARK LTD 1 For the set up costs of a Mens Shed in Stanford-le-Hope
04/07/2019 £36,275 FIRSTSITE LIMITED 3 Towards the operational costs of running a hunger project during the summer holidays for disadvantaged young people and families in Colchester
01/07/2019 £180,000 HOME-START ESSEX 5 Towards three years running costs of a project providing support to disadvantaged families with a child under 8 years old in Essex
30/06/2019 £8,000 4 YOUTH BRIGHTLINGSEA 1 Towards the annual transport costs and rent of a youth centre in Brightlingsea, Tendring
24/06/2019 £9,000 ACTION FOR FAMILY CARERS 4 Towards the running costs of a term time club for young carers in the Maldon District
24/06/2019 £30,000 THE ARK FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE 5 Towards running costs of a project providing a range of support for disadvantaged families and children in Harwich and Dovercourt over 3 years
20/06/2019 £8,000 CHESS Homeless 2 Towards the costs of continuing Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming sessions, a specialist trauma intervention for homeless people in Chelmsford
20/06/2019 £16,040 ORMISTON FAMILIES 4 Towards an expansion of the Breaking Barriers prison outreach service supporting children and young people affected by the imprisonment of a parent or significant carer in Essex
20/06/2019 £5,000 RE~CYCLE 1 Towards staff and volunteer costs at a bicycle recycling charity based in Colchester
11/06/2019 £6,472 HOME-START ESSEX 5 To continue family focused fitness classes and 'stay and play' groups in Burnham on Crouch and expand into Southminster
06/06/2019 £9,892 TRINITY FAMILY CENTRE LIMITED 2 To employ a training supervisor to support and build skills for volunteers and those on community work placements at a charity shop in Westcliff
06/06/2019 £8,620 OASIS CHELMSFORD LIMITED 1 Towards the continued refurbishment of the Chelmsford Foodbank warehouse premises to provide additional storage
31/05/2019 £11,800 INTOUNI (IntoUniversity) 9 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
30/05/2019 £10,000 STOP THE TRAFFIK 5 Towards the running costs of a human trafficking and modern slavery awareness programme in Colchester
23/05/2019 £3,000 THE PEACEFUL PLACE LTD 2 To assist with the ongoing provision of day care for people in south and south east Essex suffering from young onset dementia
23/05/2019 £9,500 EPPING FOREST DISTRICT CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 2 To set up and deliver a pilot advice outreach surgery alongside/ within the GPs clinic in Waltham Abbey.
17/05/2019 £8,960 BRAINTREE HALSTEAD AND WITHAM CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 1 To help establish an outreach service in Braintree
17/05/2019 £4,000 ST CLARE WEST ESSEX HOSPICE CARE TRUST 2 To help improve care and support for patients living with dementia and their carers
16/05/2019 £4,952 SOUTH EAST AND CENTRAL ESSEX MIND LIMITED 5 To continue to run self-harm and suicide awareness training in educational establishments in Southend and surrounding areas
16/05/2019 £8,000 SOUTHEND CARERS 2 To help establish a carers confidential emotional support telephone service for those experiencing mental health crisis due to their caring responsibilities
10/05/2019 £4,000 HEADWAY ESSEX 3 To help fund an acquired brain injury education and vocational programme in Mid Essex
02/05/2019 £3,000 WE ARE MUSIC LTD 1 To provide music sessions to primary schools in deprived areas of Tendring
02/05/2019 £10,000 UTTLESFORD CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU 1 To continue a home visiting service offering benefit and other advice to people with a disability
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 7 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 6 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
30/04/2019 £8,240 FAMILIES INFOCUS (ESSEX) 4 Towards the running costs of clubs providing respite to siblings of children with special educational needs
25/04/2019 £3,000 Havens Hospices 3 To help equip a consultation and examination room for the new hospice
25/04/2019 £4,596 SOUTHEND MENCAP 5 To support the training and employment of people with learning disabilities at the Novel Coffee Shop
25/04/2019 £8,180 SPECIAL NEEDS AND PARENTS LIMITED 5 To provide counselling for parents and families who have a children with an additional need or disability
25/04/2019 £4,000 TRUST LINKS LIMITED 8 To make structural improvements to a therapeutic gardening project in Westcliff supporting people with mental health needs
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