Essex County Community Foundation

Impact Essex County Data Website and 2019 Funders Summit

“This grant is to for the update and continued operation of ECCF’s 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 supports the ECCF’s Funders Summit, which took 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 for One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2019
WEBSITE: www.eccf.org


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