Leading Change. Transforming Communities.



Our work is centered on creating a strong community of local philanthropists and connecting donors and civic and nonprofit leaders to make the most impact on local issues. A founding principle of The Community Foundation has been education both through Donor Learning events and Nonprofit Leadership training. Please join us at the following opportunities to learn and network with peers.

Institute for Trustees

March 25, 2017 -  8:00am -3:30pm - Pingree School

This all-day conference is designed for boards of directors, boards of trustees and executive directors of nonprofit organizations. This annual event features presentations from the region's leading experts on board development, financial sustainability, fundraising, strategic planning, board/staff relations and more. The day promotes thought provoking discussion on timely topics facing boards of all sizes and expertise, as well as networking opportunities with hundreds of peers equally committed to their leadership roles.

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Celebration of Giving Breakfast

May 4, 2017 7:30 – 9:00am - Double Tree by Hilton Danvers, MA.

The role of ECCF is to promote philanthropy that impacts those in need in Essex County and beyond.  There is no better way to do this than to celebrate those that inspire us all to make a lasting difference through giving.  The Celebration of Giving tells the story of giving and illustrates our collective impact by bringing together our community in celebration of philanthropists in our County.

For more information on sponsorship or tickets/tables, please contact Beth Francis at 978.777.8876 ext. 25 or via email at b.francis@eccf.org.  

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