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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

Grant Guidelines


Type of Support

Geographic Region

Dee & King Webster Fund for Greater LawrenceJune 1, 2023Educational and out-of-school time opportunities for youthLawrence, Methuen and Andover, MA
CCI ALAANA Artist Grant
Rolling Works by artists who identify as African, Latine, Asian, Arab or Native AmericanEssex County
CCI Last Mile FundRollingIndividual artists and creative makersEssex County
Essex County Land and Environment InitiativeMarch 10, 2023Projects or programsOrganizations serving residents of Essex County
Greater Lawrence Summer FundMarch 22, 2023Summer programsLimited to summer programs serving youth from the Greater Lawrence communities of Lawrence, Methuen, Andover, and North Andover.
Greater Newburyport Fund for the BlindMay 5, 2023Programs and servicesAmesbury, Byfield, Newbury, Newburyport, Salisbury, and West Newbury
F1rst JobsMay 5, 2023Summer teen employmentNorth Shore - see guidelines
Merrimack Valley Municipal Business Development and Recovery FundRollingMunicipal initiatives for BusinessAndover, North Andover
Creative County Initiative Partnership GrantsApplication due January 30, 2023 for those who are moved into final roundPublic art, creative placemaking and other special projectsEssex County

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