ecf-30-button-150x150.jpgLOOKING FORWARD — ECF's 2017 Strategic Plan

News & Events

The community is invited to the Leadership Evanston 25th anniversary celebration on Monday, April 24 at SPACE. Buy your tickets today!

RSVP to meet three Kellogg Board Fellows and learn about their projects at the May 4 Community Reception.

Register: Nonprofit Board Service workshop on Wednesday, May 3.

Mark your calendar for ECF's Grant Awards Celebration & Annual Meeting – Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30pm. Grant applicants will be notified in mid-May.

Announcing ECF's new Rolling Grants cycle. Learn about this initiative for grants under $5000 that will be awarded throughout the year.

¡Se habla español! La oficina de Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) es bilingüe. Para servir a nuestra communidad de una manera mas efectiva, favor de contactarnos al 847-492-0990 o mándarnos un correo electrónico.

why does it matter?

The Evanston Community Foundation supports local organizations in pursuing their missions, and our ventures work across sectors to accelerate change at a systemic level. ECF uses the power of philanthropy to shine a light on promising solutions and respond to immediate needs. Evanston's future starts with what we do today! We look forward to celebrating our 30th anniversary year with the community.

WHAT does the Foundation do? We ask questions and seek answers, helping lead Evanston where it wants to go. ECF builds permanent endowments, generating resources to meet community challenges, seize opportunities, and realize Evanston's potential.

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As a partner of Evanston Cradle to Career, ECF is a member of the collective impact initiative’s commitment to making sure all Evanston young adults will be on the path to leading productive lives by the age of 23.