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striving for digital equity

A report on the challenges and opportunities the Digital Divide presents to Essex County.

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Tools, resources and support for donors to achieve more impact and fulfillment in their giving.

Donors   Nonprofits   Advisors

elevate your impact

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Essex County data to inform your giving.

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striving for digital equity

A report on the challenges and opportunities the Digital Divide presents to Essex County.

Learn more 

elevate your giving

Tools, resources and support for donors to achieve more impact and fulfillment in their giving.

Donors   Nonprofits   Advisors

elevate your impact

Funding, events and capacity building resources for the nonprofit community.

Grants   Scholarships   Events

elevate your knowledge

Essex County data to inform your giving.

impactessexcounty.org   Insights   Nonprofit Directory

mission

Essex County Community Foundation inspires philanthropy that strengthens the communities of Essex County by managing charitable assets, strengthening and supporting nonprofits and engaging in strategic community leadership initiatives.

impact by the numbers

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granted from ECCF funds in support of important causes

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grants awarded to nonprofits and students in Essex County and beyond

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donors partner with ECCF to elevate their giving

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invested in systems-based community leadership initiatives

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individuals directly supported by systems-change efforts

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organizations collaborating to address root causes of our most challenging issues

our systems approach

To address our region’s most complex social issues, ECCF employs a new kind of philanthropy, systems philanthropy.

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Join us in working to address our biggest challenges and improve the quality of life in Essex County. 

the latest eccf news 

The Message from IFT Keynote Speaker Phil Buchanan? Be Courageous.

At the kickoff, Buchanan, who spoke for about a half-hour before taking questions, talked about the irrationality of expecting nonprofits to run like businesses. He explained his frustration at the false rhetoric he often hears about the social sector – organizations spend too much on overhead or they don’t innovate – and how he seeks to counteract it in every interaction he has with donors.

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Arts in Crisis: Huge Losses Signal Need for Collaboration to Recover

Arts in Crisis: Huge Losses Signal Need for Collaboration to Recover

Published in North of Boston Business March 24, 2021
They were the first to close and will be among the last to fully reopen. Theaters, performance venues, live music spots, museums and galleries: they make our communities more vibrant, they help drive the local economy, and they serve as epicenters of creative expression, cultural representation and togetherness.

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