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

It takes initiative to lead a community where it wants to go. Step one is settling on the goal — and that takes a lot of what we offer: listening, synthesizing and consensus-building. We’re engaging our community, making grants, training leaders, connecting people and organizations, while we tackle challenges and explore opportunities.  

we’re here for good

leading Evanston where it wants to go, building endowments for the future, providing resources for the present.

we’re here because

our founders and donors, our partners and volunteers are committed to a better future for Evanston.

we’re making a difference

responding to meet emerging needs and tackling longstanding problems, adding value.

News & Events

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

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

NUDM 2017 was fantastic — ECF loves NUDM! Thank you for our 20th year as secondary beneficiary.

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.

Partnering with ECF, eateries Five & Dime, Lulu's, & Taco Diablo share proceeds to benefit Evanston's nonprofit organizations.

¡Se hable 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.

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