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grow your capacity with workshops for nonprofits

Capacity building workshops are facilitated by experts with knowledge of best practices and current trends.

upcoming 2014-2015 workshops

Nonprofit organizations need practical tools to do their work better, and each year the Evanston Community Foundation schedules a series of three local and low cost workshops to allow nonprofit leaders to learn from local experts in the field. The fall 2014 and spring 2015 workshops will be announced soon.

workshops held in the 2013-2014 series


  • Tools for managing nonprofit personnel and finances
  • Connecting donors with your mission
  • Making strategic decisions for financial viability

workshops held in the 2012-2013 series


  • Growing a great board
  • Growing with program evaluation
  • Growing with grant writing

other previous topics

  • Growing with individual donors
  • Growing with social media
  • Growing with volunteers