big ideas to shape the future


eccf insights

By regularly convening our communities around important strategic and topical issues, we garner and analyze data to inform our work and share with our donors and community at large.

Community Think Lab Report cover page

strengthening our local food system

Virtual Think Lab Report | January 14, 2021

Community Think Lab Report cover page

eccf county leadership council

Summer Strategy Session | July 2020

Community Think Lab Report cover page

re-imagining the future of essex county’s social sector

Virtual Think Lab Report | May 11-12, 2020

ECCF and the Case for Systems Philanthropy cover page

eccf and the case for systems philanthropy

Position Paper | January 2020

Exploring the North Shore Blue Economy report cover page

exploring the north shore blue economy

Think Lab Report | October 2019

Essex County Culturing Planning Labs report cover page

essex county cultural planning labs

Summary Report | January – March 2019

ECCF’s community leadership work is powered by contributions from our generous community.

essex county data

get in touch

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Stratton Lloyd

Executive Vice President & COO
(978) 777-8876 x126

insights from the community

Valuable data from trusted sources about Essex County and beyond.

giving massachusetts: a report on philanthropy trends

Philanthropy MA | 2020

COVID community data lab: indicators for an inclusive recovery

Boston Indicators | June 2020

Merrimack Valley Region Cultural Asset Map

MVPC & ECCF | 2020

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