Leading Change. Transforming Communities.
  • Kids having fun at a YMCA camp.

    Distributing over $4 million in grants to nonprofit organizations each year.

  • The Women's Fund of Essex County at their annual Power of the Purse fundraiser.

    Home to over 180 Charitable Funds including the Women's Fund of Essex County.

  • Groundwork Lawrence Green Team

    Providing support for youth programs like the Groundwork Lawrence Green Team.

  • Institute for Trustees

    Leadership training for Nonprofit Boards through the Institute for Trustees

  • Notre Dame High School Graduation

    Supporting schools working to enhance learning opportunities for students.

  • Cape Ann Art Haven

    Helping young organizations gain the knowledge and tools they need to succeed.


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ECCF Announces New Trustees

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ECCF announces new vice president for development

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Donor Highlight

Philanthropic Values Run Deep

“I use the term ‘invest’ because that’s really what we are doing with our donor advised fund at ECCF,” said Harrigan. “We invest in nonprofits and feel like we share in the ownership of their successes.”

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