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Local Grants & Support 

Active Essex Would like to help local communities by giving them support during this uncertain time.
Brentwood Community Grants Check for the latest leisure, arts and community funding.
Essex Community Chest This fund includes various community grant schemes that have been funded by Essex County Council.
Essex Community Foundation Funding may be available if you are a charity, voluntary or community organisation based or working in Essex and need financial support.
Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services ECVYS is a member led umbrella organisation, providing training, grants, networking & representation for Voluntary Youth Organisations across Essex.
Essex Family Wellbeing Ensures that families have free and easy access to local health services in the community; whether in a local clinic, Children’s centre, or in a family’s home.
Essex Library Services Whether you are at primary or secondary school, use the library to find the information you need to do your homework.
Essex Music Hub Offers a flexible approach to delivering music education throughout Essex schools and within the community.
Essex Wildlife Trust Provide opportunities for children to learn outdoors in a natural environment.
Ford Britain Trust The Ford Britain Trust is able to help fund the education and advancement in their local communities.
Ronnie Scott’s Charitable Foundation A non-profit organisation dedicated to the support of jazz and music education in the UK.
Shop at WHSmith between 1 June and 30 September 2021 and your school will receive 10% of all eligible purchases* in the form of digital vouchers. To take part, sign up by 30 July 2021. (*Books and stationery items.)

National retailers' local branches

National retailers can also assist local schools. Please reach out to your local branches for the following retailers: 

The Asda FoundationCo-op (Local Community Fund)Waitrose (Community Matters)Tesco Community Grants (previously Bags of Help)The WHSmith Trust (Community Grants)

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities across the UK.

Review successful grant awards from your local area(s), below:

Barking and Dagenham, Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea, Tendring, Thurrock, Uttlesford

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Below you will find links to a directory of local suppliers and your regional Facebook group.

Find Local Event and Fundraising Suppliers