A new grant-giving fund launched in Essex

Thursday Jun 03, 2021

A new grant-giving fund is now available to any Essex-based charitable cause, voluntary and community groups, or neighbourhood projects needing extra assistance.

Chelmsford Star Co-op’s ‘Community Fund’ offers grants from £1,500 up to £5,000 for an exceptional cause.

The Community Fund is managed by the Essex Community Foundation, a local independent charitable trust, who perform all necessary checks and verifications before forwarding the grant applications to the Society. From there, a team of elected Chelmsford Star Co-op members will make the difficult choice on where to distribute the funds.

The Community Fund is made up from money raised at Chelmsford Star Co-op’s events, corporate donations, colleague fundraising, and member and customer donations via charity pots.

If you wish to apply for support from this grant your initial point of contact will be with Essex Community Foundation who can help you with the application process.

You can reach them via;

Telephone: 01245 356018

Email: grants@essexcf.org.uk

Chelmsford Star Co-op wishes everyone luck in their fundraising efforts and is looking forward to assisting many worthy causes across Essex.