Who are our funders?

FY17 funding is provided in partnership with Lahey Health System and North Shore Medical Center/Partners Health Care. The North Shore Community Health Fund is hosted by the Essex County Community Foundation, our fiscal agent.


The 2017 grant cycle first opened March 29, 2017.  A total of $218,000 was allocated for work in our two priority issue areas:  Elder Health and Youth/Adolescent Behavioral Health.  We are pleased to announce the opening of a second round, beginning on August 1, 2017.  Applications for the second 2017 Round are now available on the Essex County Community Foundation website.  Applications are due by COB on Friday, August 25, 2017.  See our Grants page for details on the  new round and our first round decisions.