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Essex Community Foundation

A Registered Charity based in England

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The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-1052061 .
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Description

Essex Community Foundation is an independent charitable trust. Founded in 1996, it has built an endowed fund of nearly £50 million, and has awarded over £47 million in grants to community-based voluntary groups in Essex, Southend and Thurrock.By acting as a broker the Foundation helps donors achieve their charitable objectives, and local voluntary groups secure funding for their work.

Also known as

  • Essex Community Foundation
  • Essex Community Foundation

CCEW Charity number

1052061

Company number

03062567

Registered

Postcode

CM1 1GU

Website

essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk

Domain

essexcf.org.uk

Latest income

£5,333,896 (on )

This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Locations

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Area of operation in the UK

Registered Office in the UK

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Linked records

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This organisation record is part of a group of linked records that describe a single organisation. The organisation is linked to 2 active records and 0 inactive records, from 2 data sources.

The best identifier for this organisation is GB-CHC-1052061 .
What is an organisation identifier?

An organisation identifier is a unique piece of text that definitively identifies an organisation.

Examples include charity numbers and company numbers.

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Findthatcharity uses the Org ID scheme to create identifiers.

GB-CHC gives the scheme for this identifier (Charity Commission), while 1052061 is the identifier for this organisation within the scheme.

Essex Community Foundation (this record)

Organisation record from Charity Commission for England and Wales
Last updated 2024-07-13

Essex Community Foundation

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Last updated 2024-07-13

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Grant-making foundations H10

UK Charity Activity Tags

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  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200
  • Charitable activities CA » Grant making CA200 » Grants to organisations CA202

Theme (CCEW)

  • General Charitable Purposes 101
  • Education/training 102
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives 103
  • Disability 104
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty 105
  • Accommodation/housing 107
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science 109
  • Amateur Sport 110
  • Environment/conservation/heritage 112
  • Economic/community Development/employment 113
  • Other Charitable Purposes 117

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Children/young People 201
  • Elderly/old People 202
  • People With Disabilities 203
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin 204
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205
  • Other Defined Groups 206

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Individuals 301
  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302
  • Sponsors Or Undertakes Research 308
  • Acts As An Umbrella Or Resource Body 309

Scale of operation

  • Local

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1996-01-16 Registered as a charity
2004-03-31 3,301,745 2,547,632
2005-03-31 3,181,925 2,574,725
2006-06-30 3,963,878 3,189,448
2007-06-30 2,905,060 2,522,325
2008-06-30 2,837,023 1,829,158
2009-06-30 6,904,628 3,215,865
2010-06-30 4,108,603 2,161,630
2011-06-30 4,105,620 2,258,585
2012-06-30 4,450,048 1,995,273
2013-06-30 5,946,117 2,202,143
2014-06-30 4,143,270 2,634,198
2015-06-30 4,562,542 3,628,196
2016-06-30 4,567,715 3,110,137
2017-06-30 2,253,317 3,145,223
2018-06-30 3,270,071 3,603,971
2019-06-30 4,385,318 5,091,954
2020-06-30 6,344,640 5,742,450
2021-06-30 4,816,038 5,148,263
2022-06-30 5,375,133 5,357,802
2023-06-30 5,333,896 5,018,903
Income and Spending
Funds and Reserves

Data on funds and reserves are only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Charity people

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2023
£
2022
£
Employees 16 15
Employees paid more than £60,000 1 1
Volunteers 3 3
Trustees 14
Employees
Volunteers

Data on employees is only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Statement of Financial Activities

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Statement of financial activities for year ended .

Based on information provided to the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the charity's annual return. This may not exactly match the figures and categories supplied in the charity's annual accounts.

2023
£m
2022
£m
Incoming resources
Donations and other voluntary income 2.1 1.5
Legacies 1.7 -
Endowments - 1.9
Donations and legacies 3.8 3.4
Income from charitable activities 0.0 -
Income from other trading activities - -
Income from investments 1.3 1.1
Other income 0.2 0.9
Total 5.3 5.4
Expenditure
Investment management 0.1 0.1
Other spending on raising funds 0.2 0.2
Spending on raising funds 0.3 0.3
Grants to institutions 3.7 4.5
Other charitable activities 1.0 0.6
Charitable activities 4.7 5.1
Other spending - -
Total 5.0 5.4
Net income / (expenditure) 0.3 0.0

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Balance sheet

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Balance sheet at .

Based on information provided to the Charity Commission for England and Wales in the charity's annual return. This may not exactly match the figures and categories supplied in the charity's annual accounts.

2023
£m
2022
£m
Fixed assets
Tangible and intangible assets 0.6 0.7
Investment assets 45.4 45.4
46.0 46.1
Current assets
Current investment assets - -
Cash 2.0 2.4
Other current assets 1.8 0.5
3.7 2.8
Creditors
Amounts falling due within one year (0.7) (1.2)
Net current assets 3.0 1.6
Total assets less current liabilities 49.0 47.7
Creditors
Amounts falling due after one year (0.1) (0.2)
Net assets 48.9 47.5
Funds
Endowment funds 46.8 44.9
Restricted funds 0.6 1.1
Unrestricted funds 1.5 1.5
48.9 47.5

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Income from government

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According to data returned to the Charity Commission, this charity did not receive income from government grants or contracts in 2023 (the latest year with data available) or 2022.

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Grants received

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Date Funder Amount awarded Description
Department for Transport
Lower Thames Crossing's Community Fund Pilot
£181,500 LTC's Community Fund Pilot
The Dulverton Trust
Community Foundation
£258,672 Essex Community Foundation Dulverton Fund 2023-25
The National Lottery Community Fund
Coronavirus Community Support Fund – Standard
£250,000
1 year
Aligned Covid-19 Funding
Oct 2020 to Oct 2021
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£427,340 DCMS Big Night In COVID-19 Funding
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£23,000 DCMS Big Night In COVID-19 Funding
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£1,162,144 NET Coronavirus Appeal
UK Community Foundations
NET Coronavirus Appeal
£61,165 NET Coronavirus Appeal

Data source

Some grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

Grants made

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Published data showsthis funder made 3,537 grants between July 2018 and March 2024.

View this organisation's 360Giving published grants on GrantNav.

2024 193 grants £1,076,295
2023 838 grants £3,509,674
2022 678 grants £4,001,625
2021 510 grants £4,619,626
2020 596 grants £4,698,988
2019 496 grants £4,181,187
2018 226 grants £2,333,814

Data source

Some grants data comes from funders who publish data using the 360Giving Data Standard. It was accessed using the 360Giving Datastore.

Essex Community Foundation

GB-CHC-1052061

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