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

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

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

Register for the workshop Nonprofit Board Service on Wednesday, May 3.

Please join us at ECF's Grant Awards Celebration & Annual Meeting – Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30pm. Grant applicants will be notified in mid-May.

¡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.

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