Look in the press releases section to keep up to date with all the Colchester Catalyst Charity news.


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We are very pleased to tell you that Colchester Catalyst Charity will now consider funding applications from anywhere within the CO postcode to include CO8 and CO10 which were previously outside our area of benefit. 

17 April 2019

Catalyst awards £10 million over 30 years

19 November 2018

Gazette article about latest grants

1 August 2018

Catalyst pledges £50,000 to boost the Cancer Centre’s final push

28 March 2018

Catalyst issues new grant awards to support projects run by the Clacton Leg Club, Colchester Gateway Clubs, Stepping Stones, PARC, Doucecroft School, Community360 and The J’s Hospice

4 January 2018

Catalyst awards £116,945 in grants to support local health projects in North East Essex

18 October 2017

MS-UK awarded £500,000 from the Big Lottery, following Catalyst’s grant

October 2017

Please read about purchasing 4 x Scooot chairs for North East Essex Wheelchair Services to loan out to disabled children

June 2017

We are delighted to have awarded a grant of £20,000 recently to Colchester Hospital’s Time Garden Project, which will improve the life of people critically ill in hospital by providing a new sanctuary for them

April 2017

Please read about Brooklyn and her Mobility Scooter

Please read our Gazette article written by Sir Bob Russell

Please read about Kiera Jai McCabe and her new Trike

October 2016

Please read about Lily-Faith Waters and her new Buggy

Printable Colchester Catalyst Leaflet

August 2016

Gazette article on Catalyst Part 1
Gazette article on Catalyst Part 2

January 26 2016

Catalyst visits Colchester Prosthetic User Group’s Walking Gardens

September 21 2015

Please read about our recent visit to Ferriers Barn

July 29 2015

Please read a thank you letter from Mr Willcocks about Couples Respite organised by Crossroads Care Tendring & Colchester 

July 12st 2015

Catalyst awards £44,500 to boost local health projects

July 20th 2015

Please read about Tendring Specialist Stroke Services

July 2nd 2015

Please read about Prosthetic User Group new Walking Gardens at Colchester General Hospital

June 17th 2015

Please read about our AGM 2015

May 27th 2015

Please read about HRH Visit to Livability – Treetops

May 26th 2015

Please read about Manningtree and District Community Bus

May 26th 2015

Please read about Mistley Kids Club

May 26th 2015

Please read Bikeability Course – Kingswode Hoe School

May 26th 2015

Please read about a recent grant for Autism Anglia

May 26th 2015

Please read about the Minibus at the AGM for MS Society Clacton & District Branch

May 2012

Please read about MSRC new Powered Exercise Cycle

May 2012

The latest Catalyst Annual Report to September 30th 2014