Grant maker

Essex Community Foundation

http://www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk

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

Over the last five years they've made 693 significant donations totalling £4,866,876

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When Amount Grantee To be used for
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
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 NATIONAL SCHIZOPHRENIA FELLOWSHIP 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
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
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 GROUP Towards the salary and associated costs of a part time Stroke Support Worker for 18 months
30/09/2018 £10,000 THE GIBBERD GARDEN TRUST To support the upkeep and development of the Grade II listed Gibberd Garden in Harlow
31/08/2018 £685 Home-Start Colchester To provide a holiday for a Home Start family
31/08/2018 £10,000 BRENTWOOD CATHOLIC CHILDREN'S SOCIETY 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
31/07/2018 £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
30/06/2018 £200 Friends of Essex Churches To help churches around Essex with repairs and restoration
30/06/2018 £1,000 Special Needs Activity Club To provide a range of out of school activities for disabled children and young adults living in Thurrock
30/06/2018 £7,000 Waltham Abbey Youth 2000 To help with the operating costs of a youth club which provides a range of diversionary activities for young people aged from 7 to 16 years
30/06/2018 £5,000 Schoolreaders To expand a volunteer supported scheme across the county to help children improve their literacy
30/06/2018 £7,000 Shakespeare Schools Festival (SSF) To support delivery of the Shakespeare in Schools project in Essex
30/06/2018 £6,000 Margaretting Recreation Ground and Village Hall Trust To contribute towards the replacement of a water tank and a fire door at a village hall
30/06/2018 £4,892 Jaywick Community Resources Centre Association To continue the running of a Carer and Toddler group in Jaywick
30/06/2018 £2,500 Blackwater Barracudas (Swimming for the Disabled) To assist with the costs of sessional staff for a group providing swimming sessions for people with a disability
30/06/2018 £6,249 Braintree District Mencap Society To enable the running of a respite and activity summer play-scheme for children with learning disabilities
30/06/2018 £612 Home-Start Colchester To provide a holiday for a Home Start family
30/06/2018 £200 Essex Boys' and Girls' Clubs To provide a range of activities and opportunities for young people living in Essex
30/06/2018 £8,000 Essex Dementia Care Towards the salary of a Care Placement Manager to support people living with Dementia
30/06/2018 £7,500 The Haven Project Towards the salary of a full-time Recovery and Therapeutic Support Worker supporting people with Personality Disorder in the Colchester area
30/06/2018 £7,400 Oasis Chelmsford Ltd To refurbish the Chelmsford Foodbank warehouse premises
30/06/2018 £1,275 Accuro (Care Services) To provide respite breaks for children with learning difficulties and disabilities during the school holidays
30/06/2018 £1,000 Thurrock Mind Towards the stepping stones project in Thurrock which helps people who have suffered mental health problems back into employment or training
30/06/2018 £500 Chelmsford Science Engineering Society To provide the annual ECF STEM club prize award at the Schools' Engineering and Technology competition
30/06/2018 £5,000 Essex County Scouts To provide bursary payments for young people struggling to meet the costs of attending the 2019 World Scout Jamboree to be held in North America
30/06/2018 £2,000 Headway Essex To provide support and advice to survivors of brain injury and their families in Essex.
31/05/2018 £5,000 Southend Blind Welfare Organisation To part fund the post of a Training and Development Manager at a charity supporting visually impaired people in the Southend area
31/05/2018 £500 Thames Barge Sailing Trust To provide activity books and educational material for use by young people visiting Maldon based barges on open days
31/05/2018 £1,563 Bipolar UK To support a self-help group in Maldon for those with bipolar, their carers and families
31/05/2018 £6,849 Mid and North East Essex Mind To run a children and young people's Early Intervention Counselling Service in Maldon
31/05/2018 £3,500 Essex Boys' and Girls' Clubs To support the autumn 2018 programme of the Respect Project in Chelmsford
31/05/2018 £500 Tolleshunt Autumn Leaves Club To provide an outing and subsidise a Christmas lunch for lonely and isolated older people living near Tolleshunt D'Arcy
31/05/2018 £8,053 Braintree Area Foodbank To fund a part-time post to administer the FISH (Food in School Holidays) and Eat Well Spend Less projects to support children and families in need
31/05/2018 £15,000 Villiers Park Educational Trust To support 19 young people from Essex to attend an Inspiring Excellence Course during the 2018-19 academic year
31/05/2018 £3,500 Fellowship Afloat Charitable Trust Towards the cost of improving accommodation and facilities on a residential floating activity centre in Tollesbury through re-furbishing work required to the existing light tower
31/05/2018 £8,000 English for Women To help run drop-in language sessions in Chelmsford for women who do not have English as a first language
31/05/2018 £8,000 CARA Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse To pilot a specialist sexual violence counselling service for young people in Harwich
31/05/2018 £800 CHESS To provide a garden table and seating for the new Homeless Hub in Chelmsford
31/05/2018 £33,000 Cirdan Sailing Trust To support the 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
31/05/2018 £2,000 We are Music To support a Harwich based music project for young people
31/05/2018 £3,000 Create (Arts) Limited Towards an inclusive multi art form project that brings young people with disabilities together with non-disabled young people in Thurrock
31/05/2018 £102,800 Action for Family Carers Towards three years' continuation funding of the salary and on costs of a Volunteer Co-ordinator and running costs of a project providing support, information, counselling and day care to carers living in Essex.
31/05/2018 £5,550 Church of Our Lady Queen of Heaven Towards a project to reinstall a commemorative bell
31/05/2018 £4,980 Open Door Thurrock To support a project for looked after young people to become involved in Thurrock’s Children in Care Council and shape activities reflecting their local community
31/05/2018 £4,620 InterAct Chelmsford Ltd To support a project working with young people with additional needs to gain skills so they may become more involved in volunteering and social action activities in their community
31/05/2018 £2,140 Laughter Specialists To continue therapeutic play visits to a Chelmsford school for special needs children
31/05/2018 £8,000 Nottage Maritime Institute Towards the refurbishment of kitchen and toilet facilities at a maritime training centre in Wivenhoe
31/05/2018 £31,041 Home-Start Essex To support a ‘Moving on up Together’ project for parents struggling with low self-esteem and mental health issues in Chelmsford over two years
31/05/2018 £2,500 Home-Start Essex To run a pilot family focused fitness class and 'stay and play' group for Burnham on Crouch
31/05/2018 £10,000 Ark Family Resource Centre To help meet increased demand to address mental health issues for vulnerable parents and children in the Harwich area
31/05/2018 £10,821 City of Chelmsford Mencap To provide a range of activities and respite opportunities for members of an organisation which supports people with learning disabilities
31/05/2018 £30,000 Extra Support for Families Towards core staff costs of a project providing family support services to families living in deprived areas of the Tendring district over 2 years
31/05/2018 £9,000 Citizens Advice Bureau - Maldon To help support outreach and weekly advice surgeries in Burnham-on-Crouch and Southminster over 3 years
31/05/2018 £3,500 Maldon Pioneers Association To help support the post of Activity Organiser for adults with learning difficulties and the costs of a volunteer training meeting
31/05/2018 £7,206 Personal Support Unit - Chelmsford Towards the Manager's salary of a charity providing practical assistance to people in Essex facing civil or family court cases
31/05/2018 £4,000 The Mersea Harbour Protection Trust Towards consultancy fees for an environmental project in West Mersea to protect the harbour
31/05/2018 £500 The Dengie D-Caf Towards the cost of the Dengie Rocks Against Dementia 3 event in Burnham on Crouch
31/05/2018 £9,885 Dial South Essex To support the provision of specialised advice for people with a disability and their carers
30/04/2018 £250 Friends of Essex Churches Towards repairing and restoring Christian churches and chapels in Essex.
30/04/2018 £1,000 Marie Curie Cancer Care To support for the cost of employing a Marie Curie nurse working in Essex.
30/04/2018 £7,725 Blind and Sight Impaired Society To increase staff hours to enable development and marketing of a charity supporting visually impaired people in South Essex
30/04/2018 £55,000 SNAP To provide support to families of children with special needs and disabilities at the Assessment and Diagnosis Clinic at the Brentwood Community Hospital over 3 years
30/04/2018 £7,915 Supporting Carers and Families Together To employ two core staff members for additional hours to develop the capacity at an organisation providing support to carers in Rochford
30/04/2018 £1,000 Farleigh Hospice Providing care for people with cancer and other life limiting illnesses.
30/04/2018 £5,000 Freshwaters Contact Centre Towards the core costs of providing a family liaison service in Harlow for estranged families
30/04/2018 £5,000 Tendring District Scout Council To aid the completion of new District Scouting Centre by way of work to the car park and its access
30/04/2018 £1,000 Royal National Lifeboat Institution Towards supporting the work of the RNLI along the Essex coast.
30/04/2018 £750 A Rocha UK To help pay for installation of a Boardwalk to open public access to Foxearth Community Nature Reserve
30/04/2018 £1,975 Teens Unite Fighting Cancer To run supportive workshops in Chelmsford and Colchester for young people who have survived cancer
30/04/2018 £1,000 Children's Society To support disadvantaged and vulnerable children across Essex
30/04/2018 £6,058 Volunteer Centre Uttlesford To fund a Volunteer Co-ordinator's post to identify, encourage and support volunteering in the community
30/04/2018 £1,698 Short Term Wheelchair Loan Charity To increase stock of wheelchairs available for loan to people in Colchester
30/04/2018 £3,000 Opera Brava To run an educational opera project with young children in North Colchester
30/04/2018 £2,500 Roman River Music Society To support educational music activities for children as part of the annual Roman River music festival in North Essex
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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