Essex County Community Foundation Incorporated
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175 Andover St, Suite 101 Danvers MA 01923 USA
The mission of the Essex County Community Foundation is to connect people, ideas and resources for the common good.
We manage over 80 charitable funds that provide grants to 100's of organizations countywide.We have initiated several collaborative programs for specific projects. These include; the Summer Fund of Greater Lawrence and the Summer Fund of Greater Lynn, which fund summer programs for inner-city youth; First Jobs, which provides grants to organizations hiring youth for the summer; Youth-at-Risk, which convenes youth serving organizations from across the county for a field day of workshops, talks and networking opportunities; Essex County Forum, which promotes smart growth for communities in the county; and the Womens Fund, which awards grants to organizations serving specifically women or girls.In addition we are continually bringing nonprofits together for workshops and seminars for the purpose of improving their capacity and management and to build networking and communication among like serving organizations.
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ACE, Andover Coalition for Education, is a donor fund with ECCF, Essex County Community Foundation. ACE supports major, multi-year, curricula-enhancing initiatives across the Andover Public School system. Since 2006, ACE funded the Grants Coordinator for the district, a new Language Lab for the High School, interactive white boards, and engineering programs. ACE, in partnership with our schools, is supported by many community members as well as parents of school children, helping to ensure high standards in all our schools.
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