External Job Opportunity: Home-Start Essex

17th May 2022Jobs, News

Home-Start Essex (HSE) is a leading family support organisation that provides high-quality family-led services for families with young children. By mobilising trained volunteers, we support families directly in the home and in group settings to overcome a range of issues such as isolation, domestic abuse, mental health, financial stress and school readiness. They are looking … Read More

External Job Opportunity: Kids Inspire

29th November 2021Jobs

Kids Inspire are recruiting a Trusts and Foundations Assistant (Internship) to join their team of supportive, collaborative specialists. Successful candidates will share their passionate commitment to empowering children, young people and their families to build resilience through the healing of adverse childhood experiences and trauma. The Trusts and Foundations Assistant (Internship) role is a twelve-month paid Internship … Read More

Keep it 100 Essex: Providing Information & Support to Under 25s

20th September 2021Community

Your support is vital in order to maintain the Keep it 100 Essex website and to continue providing support and valuable information to those under 25’s that so desperately are in need….. before it’s too late. The Only Sharp Weapon Anyone needs – is a Sharp Mind!The Keep It 100 motive is simple – they … Read More

Emergency Collection for Afghan Refugees

26th August 2021News

DONATIONS PAUSED Following an appeal for donations of items and clothes for individuals arriving from Afghanistan, Essex County Council have now paused donations due to the overwhelming kindness of our residents. ECC kindly ask that you do not take donations to the centres listed online. We will update this page as soon as these donation … Read More

Campaign celebrating community spirit launched in Chelmsford

4th January 2021Community

The huge upswell of community action in response to Coronavirus is being celebrated in a new campaign celebrating the Spirit of Chelmsford. Chelmsford CVS – the leading voluntary support organisation for the city and its surrounding areas – has launched the Spirit of Chelmsford, honouring the help given to our communities during the pandemic. The … Read More

Coronavirus Volunteers – Thank Yous!

24th August 2020Community, News

The Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Jude Deakin, surprised some local people in August with a doorstep visit to offer a personal thank you for volunteering for Chelmsford Community Resilience Hub. Hub volunteers were presented with letters from the Mayor and Lord Lieutenant, together with a card and specially designed Community Volunteer (CV) pin from Chelmsford … Read More

Grants to Tackle Housing Issues

26th October 2019Funding Opportunities

Grants of between £10,000 to £50,000 are available from the Nationwide Community Grants Programme to support projects tackling housing issues. Essex Community Foundation will be holding two Phone-In Funding Surgeries to speak with potential applicants on: – Tuesday 29 October from 2pm to 4pm – Friday 1 November from 10am to 12pm To take part, please call … Read More

Community Funding Scheme

25th October 2019Funding Opportunities

Chelmsford City Council has been undertaking a review of its grant giving processes, the result has been the creation of the Community Funding Scheme. The Scheme combines the discretionary funding previously granted under the Corporate Aid Scheme with the CIL (Community Infrastructure Levy) Neighbourhood Fund. Please read the guidelines on the website. The new fund … Read More

Marvels of Mid Awards

31st August 2018Community

Do you know an individual or group that has gone above and beyond in helping local people Live Well? Have they had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of residents across mid Essex? Mid Essex CCG’s Marvels of Mid Awards (MOMAs) are back for a third year to celebrate the outstanding contributions of … Read More