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Homelessness in the Midst of a Pandemic

ECCF donors learn about the unique challenges facing nonprofits battling homelessness By Michelle Xiarhos Curran, ECCF Communications Writer   When the COVID-19 pandemic began last March, nonprofits supporting Essex County’s homeless population were blindsided....

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ECCF Welcomes New Donor Stewardship and Services Assistant

Essex County Community Foundation, a $115+ million grantmaking organization serving the 34 cities and towns of Essex County, is pleased to announce that Georgetown resident Megan Burnett has joined ECCF as the foundation’s new donor stewardship and services assistant.

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Lights, History, Agriculture! ECCF Funds Six New Public Art Projects

Merrimack Valley photographers, writers and people seeking calm have probably found themselves at some point on the edge of the Spicket River in Methuen, where Essex County’s only natural waterfall – which once powered 19th century textile mills – drops 100 feet and tumbles over a bed of rocks on its way to the Merrimack in Lawrence.

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Column: During Black History Month, let’s do more than observe

Column: During Black History Month, let’s do more than observe

The events of the past year have been historic, particularly for Black Americans. We’ve celebrated the election of our country’s first Black, South Asian and female vice president, but we’ve also been harshly reminded that in the pursuit for racial equity and justice, there is still a steep hill we must climb.

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Column: Expanding support for Salem’s small businesses

Column: Expanding support for Salem’s small businesses

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities, and they play a critical role in creating vibrant main streets and strong local economies. In our area eateries, bookstores, salons, shops and tech companies, we make connections, support our friends and neighbors and witness innovative entrepreneurs in action.

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ECCF Awards $810,000 to Youth and Education Nonprofits

Final round of Essex County COVID-19 Response Fund grants address learning loss, opportunity gaps, mental health and more Danvers, MA --- Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF), a nonprofit working to improve the 34 cities and towns of Essex County, is pleased to...

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