Essex County Community Foundation

Impact Essex County Data Website and 2019 Funders Summit

“This grant is to for the update and continued operation of Essex County Community Foundation’s (ECCF) Impact Essex County data website with 100 indicators about the health and well-being of Essex County. The data website is a vital component of ECCF’s ongoing Impact Essex County (IEC) initiative, a multi-year, three-phase project to conduct a county-wide needs analysis, determine areas of critical need and fundraise on behalf of such areas.

The Grant also supported the ECCF’s Funders Summit, which took to take place on May 14, 2019, in Danvers, MA. The Funders Summit is a gathering of Essex County funders to discuss the challenges that face Essex County and learn about funding opportunities in the region.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Danvers, MA
AMOUNT: $25,000 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019


Team Fourteen

In early 2016, Lahey Behavioral Health (now Beth Israel Lahey Behavioral Services) was looking to bring more family-focused counseling options to young people dealing with substance use disorders in Essex County.  Community-level data suggested that as many as 28% of patients in treatment were under the age of 25.   Young people leaving treatment (residential or … Continued