Cash boost for south Essex charities

ECC Awards 43 - CASTLEPOINT - Alex Dobinson (Canvey Island Youth) Cllr Maryse Isles (Mayor of CP), KT, Abigail Capper, Gemma Papworth (Essex Marching Corps)

ECC Awards 43 - CASTLEPOINT - Alex Dobinson (Canvey Island Youth) Cllr Maryse Isles (Mayor of CP), KT, Abigail Capper, Gemma Papworth (Essex Marching Corps)

First published in News

CHARITIES in south Essex have been given more than £18,000.

A youth club on Canvey Island, a Marching Corps and a Rochford based charity helping vulnerable people in need are among the groups given a boost in the latest round of grants from the Essex Millennium Fund and Essex County Council’s Chairman’s Fund.

Councillor Kay Twitchen, Chairman of Essex County Council, said: “Essex is a large and diverse County and these Awards remind us of just what an asset we have in our voluntary sector. You bring so much joy, so much renewal and so much support to people of all ages and for whom life can be tough sometimes.” The two funds, managed by the independent charitable trust Essex Community Foundation (ECF), has given a total of more than £67,000 to 22 charities.

For information about how to apply for a grant visit www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk or call ECF’s grants team on 01245 356018.

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree