Helping people thrive


There are important needs and good causes here in the East End to inspire your charitable passions and interests no matter what they are.

Local community and voluntary groups and our programmes get to people and problems others cannot reach; they make our community stronger and help local people thrive. 

Whether you are an individualcompanytrust or statutory authority, we offer a simple, flexible and effective way to make a difference in the East End. As a community foundation, we use our unrivalled local expertise to help you target your investment and ensure that it creates the greatest possible outcomes for the people who you want to reach. 

No matter what the size or type of gift you want to make, we will make sure your giving is effective, rewarding, enjoyable and hassle free. There has never been a better time to get involved.

Benefits of giving through EECF

  • You get to choose your investment model: we help you to find the right option that suits your charitable interests and resources.
  • Your gift will be effective and benefit the causes you want to help because of our expertise on community needs and experience in funding local groups.
  • You can get involved with programmes you support, meet like-minded people among our donors, and gain publicity about your giving.
  • You get peace of mind from our tried and tested systems for awarding funds and reporting on results.
  • You avoid the legal and administrative expense of administering a separate charitable trust or making your own donations to groups.
  • Your gift will be tax efficient.


Grants Workshop
Click here to find out how to book your place for our next grants workshop on Wednesday 24th May.
2017 Vital Signs Survey
Want a chance to win a £1,000 grant to a community group of your choice? Please complete our survey and tell us about your community.
Introducing EECF
You can find out more about what we do in the local community by watching our new video. Click here.