We truly believe as a Foundation that sport and physical activity can change people’s lives, please see below some exciting examples of how sport has transformed people’s lives.

Here are some examples of the projects that we are working with, alongside other community initiatives across the county.

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Essex Multicultural Activities Network

Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in Essex, particularly those living in south Asian communities, have received confidence-building support and empowerment in the form of the Essex Multicultural Activities Network (EMAN). EMAN, a community in…

Motivated Minds – Basildon

Funding: We are currently developing a project in partnership with Motivated Minds to tackle the rising issue of mental health disorder, specifically in Basildon. We have so far been successful in securing part funding for this from the Charles S Frenc…

Achievement Through Football

Funding: The Active Essex Foundation is currently fundraising for a vital new project aimed at utilising the power of Physical Activity to tackle the anti-social behaviour of young people in Southend. So far we have kindly received a charitable grant f…

Canvey Get Set Youth

“We will train local residents as sports coaches and youth workers so they can support the sessions and so the project becomes community led and sustainable beyond the life of the funding”. Funding This Active Essex Foundation supported programme has b…

Epping Forest – Estates based project

“Key to the project is putting young and local people at the centre of this project, empowering them to take ownership” Funding This is an Active Essex Foundation supported project. Funding has been awarded to the Foundation from the Police and Crime C…