Grant maker

Essex Community Foundation

http://www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk

(Registered Charity No: 1052061)
Charity Commission for England and Wales
Grants made
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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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Objectives

(1) THE PROMOTION OF ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX AND ITS IMMEDIATE NEIGHBOURHOOD AND IN PARTICULAR THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION THE PROTECTION OF GOOD HEALTH BOTH MENTAL AND PHYSICAL AND THE RELIEF OF POVERTY AND SICKNESS. (2) OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND ELSEWHERE WHICH ARE IN THE OPINION OF THE DIRECTORS BENEFICIAL TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A PREFERENCE FOR THOSE IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT