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 766 significant donations totalling £7,956,526

When Amount Grantee To be used for
30/06/2019 £10,000 Brentwood Community Print CIC To run a First Steps mentoring programme to help people with mental health issues gain confidence and employment skills
30/06/2019 £180,000 Home-Start Essex 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 £15,000 Essex Youthbuild To provide construction related vocational training and qualifications for disadvantaged young people and NEETs in Essex
30/06/2019 £36,275 Firstsite Towards the operational costs of running a hunger project during the summer holidays for disadvantaged young people and families in Colchester
31/05/2019 £11,800 INTOUNI (IntoUniversity) 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 £30,000 Ark Family Resource Centre Towards running costs of a project providing a range of support for disadvantaged families and children in Harwich and Dovercourt over 3 years
31/05/2019 £16,040 Ormiston Families 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
31/05/2019 £12,508 Ministry of Parenting CIC To provide 2 additional parenting programmes for parents of children aged 4 to 11 with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Colchester over 18 months
31/05/2019 £12,000 Mind in West Essex Towards the core costs of the counselling service which provides a range of therapies for those experiencing mental health issues in West Essex
30/04/2019 £10,000 Prince's Trust To pilot a new mentoring initiative in the Tendring area to help vulnerable young people at risk of offending
30/04/2019 £10,000 St Thomas Church To help restore and clean the pipe organ in the historic church
30/04/2019 £10,000 Citizens Advice Bureau - Uttlesford To continue a home visiting service offering benefit and other advice to people with a disability
30/04/2019 £17,000 ECVYS (Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services) 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") Towards an all weather playground shelter to improve outdoor facilities for young children in Burnham on Crouch
30/04/2019 £10,000 Burnham-on-Crouch Sailing Club To assist with the purchase of sailing equipment particularly to help children and young people of all abilities to sail
30/04/2019 £10,000 St Michael's Myland Parochial Church Council To help restore and repair the organ at a church in Colchester
30/04/2019 £10,000 Stop The Traffik Towards the running costs of a human trafficking and modern slavery awareness programme in Colchester
31/03/2019 £10,900 8th Chelmsford Scout Group 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 £10,000 Farleigh Hospice Providing care for people with cancer and other life limiting illnesses including a Hospital Outreach Service
31/03/2019 £10,000 Integration Support Services Towards the running costs of a charity providing support to migrant communities in West Essex
31/03/2019 £30,000 Stroke Club Mid Essex To support the running costs of a charity supporting stroke survivors and their carers over 3 years
31/03/2019 £180,000 Home-Start Essex Towards the core operating costs of a family support charity in Essex.
31/03/2019 £65,250 Citizens Advice Essex To employ a Business Development Manager over 4 years to develop and improve the network of Citizens Advice Bureaus across Essex
31/03/2019 £12,518 Age Concern Colchester To support and extend a befriending scheme across Colchester, Tendring and Witham
28/02/2019 £10,000 Essex Carers Support To extend an outreach project for carers in Colchester and Tendring
28/02/2019 £50,000 Anglia Care Trust 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 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 £49,992 Beacon House Ministries To employ a Tenancy Support Worker for two years to manage move-on accommodation for marginalised and previously homeless people in Colchester
28/02/2019 £50,000 Homeless Action Resource Project 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 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 £23,507 Little Braxted Parish Council To renovate a local bridge on the main road into the village of Little Braxted
28/02/2019 £18,890 Hope into Action: East of England 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) 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 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 Towards the operational costs of a youth group in the Melbourne area of Chelmsford
28/02/2019 £10,000 The Dengie D-Caf 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 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 £20,000 Action for Family Carers To expand a GP liaison service in the support of carers in Mid Essex
28/02/2019 £47,396 Catch22 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 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 £83,329 Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services To run a BuddyUP befriending and community support project to reduce isolation and loneliness over 3 years
28/02/2019 £31,588 REACH Community Project 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 £11,800 Accuro (Care Services) To help with the operating costs of an organisation which supports children, young people and adults with a learning disability and their families in West Essex
28/02/2019 £99,742 Mid and North East Essex Mind To support the operation of a confidential telephone mental health support service for students at the University of Essex
28/02/2019 £12,500 Essex Youthbuild Towards operational costs of a charity providing construction related courses and qualifications for young people in the Chelmsford area
31/12/2018 £12,000 Halstead Day Centre 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 £10,000 Marie Curie Cancer Care To fund a Marie Curie nurse for South West Essex for one year
31/12/2018 £10,000 Tendring Community Transport To support the hospital hopper service for elderly and disabled people in Tendring
31/12/2018 £60,000 Pioneer Sailing Trust To employ a Project Manager to help build organisational capacity at Pioneer Sailing Trust and develop the rowing gig project network, over 2 years.
30/11/2018 £10,000 Southend Vineyard Towards the salary of a outreach worker to support women in the sex industry
30/11/2018 £12,074 Carers FIRST 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 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 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 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 To run a Skills for Independence programme for young adults with a learning disability in the Braintree District over 2 years
30/11/2018 £30,000 Essex Boys' and Girls' Clubs Towards the delivery of the Respect Project in association with Braintree schools over 3 years
30/11/2018 £39,000 Home-Start Essex To develop a Wellbeing Programme for vulnerable families in the Braintree District to address mental and physical health over 2 years
30/11/2018 £10,000 Home-Start Essex To expand the wellbeing programme to mothers in the Harlow area
30/11/2018 £26,300 InterAct Chelmsford Ltd To enable the running of a Raising Aspirations and Life Chances programme in Braintree schools for young people with special needs or low attainment, over 3 years
30/11/2018 £29,000 Maldon & District Community Voluntary Services To continue the Community Engagement Coordinator post within the MAST (Maldon Active Support Team) project over 2 years
30/11/2018 £10,000 CARA Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse To provide counselling for women and girls affected by sexual violence in Clacton and Colchester
30/11/2018 £174,000 Rainbow Services towards three years' running costs of a 'Community Builder' project providing a social hub for isolated, older people in West Essex
31/10/2018 £500 National Trust Towards the cost of preserving and protecting of houses, buildings, gardens and coastlines across the UK
31/10/2018 £300 Churches Conservation Trust To help protect historic churches
31/10/2018 £500 CPRE National To support the campaign for a better future for England's countryside
31/10/2018 £10,000 Southend Association of Voluntary Services To provide one to one work through a 'Triple Ts Family Support' project for deprived families in Southend
31/10/2018 £90,069 Cirdan Sailing Trust To support the general running costs and further repair costs of the Duet sailing vessel managed by the Cirdan Sailing Trust, which provides sail training opportunities for young people particularly those who are socially, physically or mentally disadvantaged
31/10/2018 £12,000 Braintree Area Foodbank To help replace a stolen vehicle, central to the operation of the Foodbank
31/10/2018 £20,000 Strengths in Communities CIC To help sustain the South Essex Pregnancy Pals and Birth Buddies Volunteer Programme
31/10/2018 £10,000 The Othona Community To refurbish an outbuilding into a multi purpose education centre at the Othona Coastal Park
31/10/2018 £10,000 Action for Family Carers To support development of a Dengie Young Carers Schools Project in Southminster and Burnham
31/10/2018 £11,000 Brentwood Community Transport To extend the Community Hospital Shuttle Bus Service in Brentwood
30/09/2018 £9,500 My Home Life Essex Community Association To employ a funding and impact consultant to support the development of a project which helps improve the quality of life experienced by older people living in care homes in North East Essex
30/09/2018 £750 Home-Start Harwich To provide a holiday for a Home Start family
30/09/2018 £1,500 William Palmer College Educational Trust To fund six bursaries of £250 for final year students who served the community or showed kindness to others.
30/09/2018 £10,000 Upwards with Downs To support a one to one Speech Therapy and Attention Autism Programme at a Harlow based organisation supporting families with special needs children
30/09/2018 £15,000 Harlow Stroke Support - Rehab Centre (HSSRC) Towards the salary and associated costs of a part time Stroke Support Worker for 18 months
30/09/2018 £10,000 Gibberd Garden Trust To support the upkeep and development of the Grade II listed Gibberd Garden in Harlow
30/09/2018 £25,000 Headway Essex To help purchase the freehold of Headway's Essex base to continue providing support to people with brain injuries
30/09/2018 £12,000 Havens Hospice Towards costs for their building fund
30/09/2018 £13,532 Action for Family Carers To help continue a weekly respite club for Young Carers in Harlow over 2 years
31/08/2018 £685 Home-Start Colchester To provide a holiday for a Home Start family
31/08/2018 £10,000 BCCS Towards the costs of a Counsellor to support children at a fully equipped therapy room away from the school environment
31/08/2018 £120,000 Extra Support for Families Towards three years' continuation funding of the running cots of a project providing family support services for families living in deprived areas of Tendring District, Essex
31/08/2018 £10,000 Mid Tendring Education Partnership To commission a qualified counsellor to support primary school aged children with emotional, psychological and mental health difficulties, and their families
31/08/2018 £10,000 Ferriers Barn Limited Towards the costs of tutors providing activities at a day care for adults with disabilities
31/08/2018 £61,400 Beacon House Ministries towards three years' salary and on costs of a Co-ordinator at the 'Cafe Plus' project providing a holistic support service for homeless people in Colchester, Essex.
31/08/2018 £100,000 Ark Family Resource Centre towards three years' running costs of a project providing a range of support for disadvantaged families and children in Harwich and Dovercourt, Essex.
31/07/2018 £3,000 Tabor Centre To employ a physiotherapist one day a week to assess members attending a day centre for people with disabilities in Braintree
31/07/2018 £7,500 Roman River Music Society Towards the salary cost of two restructured staff posts to support and develop an organisation running an annual music festival with associated educational work
31/07/2018 £8,800 British Red Cross To expand Refugee Destitution Support in Essex
31/07/2018 £14,975 Firstsite £10,000 towards the Raqs Media Collective exhibition and £4,975 towards the presentation of the research material behind the making of Gillian Wearing statue of Millicent Fawcett for Parliament Square.
31/07/2018 £5,000 Just4Children To contribute to the Isabella's Wish to Walk appeal
31/07/2018 £700 Connaught Opera To provide a concert at Ingatestone Hall for older people, to mark the WW1 Centenary
31/07/2018 £27,000 Ideas Plus To pilot a workplace support programme for the third sector to address mental health issues over 18 months
31/07/2018 £10,000 Tendring Community Voluntary Services To recruit a part time coordinator to help launch a new health and wellbeing centre in Harwich
31/07/2018 £10,000 Trust Links Towards the post of a part-time Support Worker to run the Job Club at therapeutic gardening projects in Westcliff and Shoeburyness assisting adults with mental health problems and mild learning disabilities
31/07/2018 £9,230 West Ham United Football in the Community To run a series of free weekly street football sessions in targeted areas of Thurrock
31/07/2018 £5,000 Kingston Ridge Scout Campsite Towards replacement of the generator at a scout campsite in Basildon
31/07/2018 £2,500 Involved To support the volunteer expenses of a Marching Corps supporting young people in South Essex through the provision of music and associated opportunities
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