New England Exchange Clubs Foundation
is a non-profit 501.c.3 charitable foundation formed to
facilitate the prevention of child abuse and other
Exchange-promoted charitable works. We are a Foundation formed
in 1993 by members of the Exchange Clubs of Massachusetts,
Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Maine, from whose membership
are drawn the majority of the Board of Directors.
mission of the Foundation, "NEECF", embodies
the core values of Exchange, both Nationally and among our
local Clubs: Unity of a
diverse membership of men and women
For Service to our
local communities; an abiding commitment to children and
youth, including the prevention of child abuse - The
Nationwide focus of Exchange since 1979; Americanism and
Patriotism; Service to Seniors and a host of other local
Exchange Club-promoted charitable service projects.
The NEECF receives support from
Exchange members and other individual donors, from charitable
funds raised by local Exchange Clubs, from corporations,
bequests and estates. Through careful management of funds and
conservative grant procedures, the Board of Directors of the
FOUNDATION fulfill the founding purposes:
To make a positive difference in the
lives of children, families and communities, and to promote
the ideals and goals of Exchange.
The National Exchange Club is a
community service organization of some 30,000 members, and
over 900 local Exchange Clubs throughout the United States and
In New England there are over 700
members in 27 Clubs. These committed individuals volunteer
time and resources to make their local communities better
places to live and to raise families - for everyone.