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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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ECCF Announces Next Cohort of Creative County ChangeMakers

Danvers, MA --- Since 2021, Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF) has graduated 22 artists, nonprofit and municipal leaders from its Creative County ChangeMakers program, an immersive leadership support program that fosters their roles as creative leaders building...

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Creative County ALAANA Grants Application Open Jan. 1

Danvers, MA --- Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF) is pleased to announce a new round of grants designed to support artists who have been historically and systemically denied access to resources that empower them to create and share their work. Applications for...

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Five Things to Discuss with Your Advisor About Giving

We know that for many people, the most important thing about charitable giving is the positive difference their gift makes on the organizations and communities they are inspired to support. But ECCF is here to offer some tips that can help make your giving both...

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The Top 10 Charitable Trends Every Advisor Should Know

The Top 10 Charitable Trends Every Advisor Should Know

ECCF gathers local advisors for engaging presentation with gift planning expert Bryan Clontz By Michelle Xiarhos Curran ECCF Communications Writer With just a few weeks left until the start of 2023, professional advisors are busy working with their clients on year-end...

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