Start a Charitable Fund
ECCF manages over 180 charitable funds. We provide investment management and expert guidance, and customize each fund to meet the donor's philanthropic intentions. Learn more about setting up a Fund.
Donate to ECCF
Three Reasons to give to ECCF’s Annual Fund to support the work of the Community Foundation and its impact in Essex County:
- We support the work of nonprofits with grants that fund the vital work of agencies.
- We bring people together for the common good with education/training for nonprofit board members to strengthen services in Essex County.
- We inspire philanthropy and community leadership through initiatives like “Impact Essex County” and “Next Gen” that make social change happen.
Donate to an ECCF Fund
We invite you to learn more and support ECCF’s Community Leadership Funds or donate to any of our Donor Advised Funds.
Community Leadership Funds
- Impact Essex County Fund
- Emergency Fund
- F1rst Jobs Fund
- Fund for Essex County Excellence
- Greater Lawrence Summer Fund
- Essex County Hunger Relief Fund
- Greater Lawrence Community Fund (formerly the Merrimack Valley General Fund)
- The Women's Fund of Essex County
- David Tory Fund
- Institute for Trustees Fund
Please visit Community Leadership Funds to learn more about these special funds.
Give to an Existing Donor Fund
See ECCF Funds to donate to a specific fund.