How arts enrich the state’s civic life

April 4, 2023 ECCF’s Beth Francis and Karen Ristuben and Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s Peter Taylor and Emily Bronson write about how local communities benefit from the remarkable ways that arts and cultural expression help people engage, connect and...

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Looking into the Future of the Nonprofit Sector

Rachel Hatch, COO of Institute for the Future, delivers keynote to kick off the Institute for Trustees Danvers, MA --- In a Zoom room of 160 people, Rachel Hatch, chief operating officer at California-based Institute for the Future, asked everyone to turn off their...

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Building lasting family relationships for youth

ECCF Fund Advisors Visit Plummer Youth Promise to Learn about Innovative Programming By Michelle Xiarhos Curran The mid-19th century Victorian that nonprofit Plummer Youth Promise calls home sits on a sprawling plot of land on Winter Island, overlooking Salem Channel....

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Ways you can support earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria

On Feb. 6, 2023, a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake – plus a subsequent quake and series of aftershocks – struck the countries of Turkey and Syria, a region already severely impacted by multiple economic and humanitarian crises. To date, more than 43,000 people...

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