A more equitable and inclusive Evanston has been our mission for over 30 years. We're invested in our home.
The Now! Fund invests in the immediate work of the Foundation. Your donation supports ECF and enables us to make grants, bring new ideas to fruition, and mobilize people, ideas, and talent. Consider a gift today.
Last year was challenging in so many ways! Our community has emerged - and we are prepared to Reimagine what Evanston can be. Read ECF’s 2020 Annual Report and learn how the community relieved, recovered, rebuilt and rallied around our neighbors and our nonprofit community.
The Reparations Stakeholders Authority of Evanston (RSAE) announced the establishment of the Evanston Reparations Community Fund. The Fund will provide investment support for efforts in advancing Evanston’s Reparations Program and will be housed at ECF.
Evanston Care Network is a new collaborative partnership among ECF, Evanston 311, the Evanston Public Library, Amita Health, and the City of Evanston. NPOs are encouraged to provide a listing to the network.
Sobre la Fundación. ¡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.
Since mid-March, 2020 Evanston Community Foundation has radically expanded its fundraising and restructured its grantmaking and programs to respond to the new world we find ourselves in.
By March 18, 2020 ECF launched the Evanston Community Rapid Response Fund with $100,000 seed money from endowment to foster a unified philanthropic response to address the impact of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in the Evanston community. As of April 15, 2021 generous Evanstonians have contributed over $4.4 million to the Fund.