Who we are?

Welcome to the website of The Essex Cricket Foundation. We are charged with developing cricketers and enhancing the cricketing environment in Essex.

Formed in the Autumn of 2015, The Essex Cricket Foundation takes over the role as the official charity arm of Essex County Cricket Club, continuing the excellent work of The Essex Cricket & Community Trust.

Money raised by The Essex Cricket Foundation is spent on delivering a variety of different programmes to ensure people from all sorts of backgrounds have the opportunity to experience the sport. Funds are spent on providing disability cricket, supporting Women & Girls initiatives as well as street programmes in urban areas across the County

History

2011

Formed in 2011 The Essex Cricket & Community Trust became the official charity arm of Essex County Cricket Club incorporating a variety of trust funds that had been set-up to support former players and the development of grassroots cricket.

2015

In the late Autumn of 2015, The Essex Cricket Foundation was formed, taking over the responsibilities of The Essex Cricket & Community Trust in a bid to boost fundraising and to reduce an increasing deficit in funding as a result of cuts from various external bodies.

2016

The Essex Cricket Foundation officially launches under its new name by administering a wide variety of fundraising events across the County in a bid to raise the profile of the charity and to ensure Cricket will continue to thrive for years to come.

Vision: Essex Cricket Foundation has a vision of increased participation in cricket across the County from offering opportunities to experience the game for the first time or to re-engage with the sport

Mission: To develop cricketers and enhance the cricketing environment across Essex and East London.

Values: Our work will ensure that we produce quality programmes that maximises participation and inclusion whilst documenting and sharing our work