Boston, MA – A statewide coalition of community foundations announced today the formation of a new partnership designed to help stabilize, strengthen, and advance the social sector in communities across the Commonwealth. The Massachusetts Community Foundations...
The Salem youth job training organization held their 5th Annual Celebration virtually this week, recognizing ECCF for their incredible support. NORTHSHORE MAGAZINE ARTICLE SEE ORIGINAL ARTICLE IN NORTHSHORE MAGAZINE On November 12, Root welcomed hundreds of supporters...
The digital divide is not new. For decades, there has been a wide and growing gap between the information haves and the have-nots. But as it has done so often in the last eight months, COVID-19 has blown the roof off another longtime disparity that has become one of the most pervasive challenges of this pandemic.
COLUMN IN THE EAGLE TRIBUNE By Alex Mercedes and Andres Silva SEE ORIGINAL COLUMN IN THE EAGLE TRIBUNE HERE. Hispanic-owned businesses have been rising from the Merrimack Valley’s economic landscape for as long as we can remember. The spirit of entrepreneurship among...
Danvers, MA --- Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF), a nonprofit working to improve the 34 cities and towns of Essex County, is pleased to announce the recipients of the second round of open application grants from our Essex County COVID-19 Response Fund. The...
Across Essex County, one out of every five households lacks a basic computer. Approximately 160,000 residents live without high-speed internet access. But the digital divide – the gap between those with access to technology and those without – runs much deeper than hardware and broadband.
As a society, we invest in roads and buildings, in water and electric systems because they are vital to our economic development and prosperity. So are people. But do we invest effectively in our human infrastructure?
Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF), a nonprofit working to improve the 34 cities and towns of Essex County, is proud to announce the recipients of the first round of open application grants from our Essex County COVID-19 Response Fund.
ECCF’s Greater Lawrence Community Fund Announces Grant Deadline and Open Applications for the Patricia F. Karl Innovation Award
Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, Patricia F. Karl was deeply committed to helping youth and families in Greater Lawrence.
With Help From the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund, ECCF grants $5.6 Million in Emergency COVID Relief to Area Nonprofits
Danvers, MA – The fallout from COVID-19 has challenged local nonprofits to do more with less. But from March through July, Essex County Community Foundation – seeking to support their critical work in our communities – granted a total of $5.6 million to Essex County organizations working to help residents through the pandemic.
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