Celebrate!Evanston with us! Buy your tickets for the Thurs. Oct 5 evening event.

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Buy tickets to join us at Celebrate!Evanston on Thurs Oct 5, 6pm. View event details and meet our fabulous sponsors.

ECF is hiring! We’re searching for a dynamic new Director of Philanthropy and Communications to join our dedicated team.

On Monique's Mindyou're part of the "we".

Small-to-midsize organizations are invited to apply for capacity-building root2fruit grants and root2fruit alumni organizations can apply for alumni grants. Apply by Oct 10, 11:59pm.

Evanston in a day! Register to attend Snapshot Evanston, a one-day orientation, Wed Oct. 25.

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.

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.