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ECCF grants are either donor-advised or public through a competitive program where eligible nonprofits may apply. ECCF funds that offer competitive grant programs each provide a unique purpose, requirements and deadlines to help nonprofits determine eligibility.
competitive grant programs
Type of Support
|The Women’s Fund Essex County Resilient Girls Project||Sept. 14, 2023||Building and enhancing resilience in adolescent girls||Funds must be spent within Essex County|
|Dee & King Webster Fund for Greater Lawrence||Will reopen in 2024||Educational and out-of-school time opportunities for youth||Lawrence, Methuen and Andover, MA|
|Creative County Initiative ALAANA Artist Grant||Will reopen in 2024||Works by artists who identify as African, Latine, Asian, Arab or Native American||Essex County|
|Greater Lawrence Community Fund||October 2||Essential needs||Lawrence, Andover, North Andover and Methuen|
|CCI Last Mile Fund||2023 Grant Cycle is Closed||Individual artists and creative makers||Essex County|
|Essex County Land and Environment Initiative||Will reopen in 2024||Projects or programs||Organizations serving residents of Essex County|
|The Women's Fund of Essex County||Will reopen Nov 2023||Women and girls||Essex County|
|Greater Lawrence Summer Fund||Will reopen in 2024||Summer programs||Limited to summer youth programs serving Lawrence, Methuen, Andover, and North Andover.|
|Greater Newburyport Fund for the Blind||Will reopen in 2024||Programs and services||Amesbury, Byfield, Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury, and West Newbury|
|Merrimack Valley Municipal Business Development and Recovery Fund||Rolling||Municipal initiatives for Business||Andover, North Andover|
|Creative County Initiative Partnership Grants||Will reopen late 2024||Public art, creative placemaking and other special projects||Essex County|
|Creative County Initiative Special Projects Grant||Will reopen in 2024||Public art, creative placemaking and other special projects||Essex County|
nonprofits & grants
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