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.


Newham Giving Day
Raise money to provide amazing school holiday activities for children on 19th Oct. Find out more.
London Marathon 18
Apply now to run one of the world's most iconic races and raise money for EECF. Click here.
Vital Signs 2017
Want to know more about current needs in the East End? Click here to read our 2017 Vital Signs report