Essex County Community Foundation manages charitable funds for donors and provides grants, services and education to nonprofit leaders to improve the effectiveness and capacity of nonprofit organizations serving Essex County, Massachusetts.
ECCF provides many options to donors to make charitable giving easy and rewarding. We advise on what type of fund would help meet their philanthropic goals, help maximize the impact of their giving though solid financial management and professional guidance and offer a wealth of knowledge about the nonprofits operating in Essex County.
ECCF awards grants and provides many learning opportunities to nonprofits, including workshops, consulting and conferences. As part of our Center for Nonprofit Excellence, these trainings provide knowledge and guidance to nonprofit leaders on all aspects of running a successful organization.
By convening different groups and talking with individuals and nonprofits all over the county, we are always learning about the issues and needs of people in our region. ECCF brings together peer groups to create special programs that address these needs and help make Essex County a better place for all.