grantee resources

The documents provided in this section are for use by responsive grant and root2fruit grantee organizations.

communication guidelines for grant recipients

These guidelines are intended to assist in the communication of your grant including, for example, acknowledging support from the Foundation in publications you produce and in media communications. Download

responsive grants calendar 2017-2018

The grant period begins July 1, 2017. This calendar includes the key dates for the grant year including reporting deadlines. Download

responsive grant revised program/project budget form 2017-2018

Submitted with goals and objectives, this Excel form requires specific expense and revenue information. Submission deadline is Tuesday, June 20, 2017, launching the grant year. Download

responsive grant evaluation worksheet 2017-2018

This worksheet is used by ECF to create the grant agreement and will be the basis for completing interim and final reports. Due by Friday, June 20, 2017. Download

grant agreement sample 2017-2018

This sample document illustrates the terms and conditions required of grantees for the 2017-2018 grant year. Download

responsive grants interim report narrative form 2017-2018

Grantees use this form to report progress on impact, outcomes, strategies, as well as to describe new opportunities, challenges, active partnerships, publicity and stories. Submit by Friday, December 1, 2017. Download

responsive grants interim budget form 2017-2018

Use this Excel spreadsheet to provide budgeted expenses and actual expenditures for the grant year-to-date. Submission due by December 1, 2017. Download

responsive grant final report 2017-2018

Submit by Monday, July 16, 2018. Grantees are asked to provide outcomes and describe new opportunities, challenges, active partnerships, publicity, and stories. Download

responsive grant final budget report 2017-2018

Submit by Monday, July 16, 2018 the final budget report form (Excel spreadsheet). Download

responsive grants calendar 2016-2017

The grant period began on July 1, 2016 and this calendar includes the dates for form submissions and site visits. Download

responsive grant final report 2016-2017

2016-2017 grantee organizations only: submit by Monday, July 17, 2017. Grantees are asked to provide outcomes and describe new opportunities, challenges, active partnerships, publicity, and stories. Download

responsive grant final budget report 2016-2017

2016-2017 grantee organizations only: submit by Monday, July 17, 2017 the final budget report form (Excel spreadsheet). Download

theory of change — responsive grants

Moving from strategies & values to longer-term impact follows immediate outcomes (1-3 years) and intermediate outcomes (3-5 years). Illustrated in a four-column chart, this document provides the process for reaching an Evanston nonprofit sector that is strong and thriving. Download

evaluation process

This Powerpoint presentation Outcomes & Indicators: Some Helpful Tips presented by Susie Quern Pratt and Jenny Ellis Richards, of Pratt Richards Group is a resource to better understand the evaluation materials and process. Download

root2fruit grantee report and renewal form

Due December 5, 2016 by root2fruit grantees who are completing their first and second year of funding. Download

grantee responsibilities

ECF works closely with our grantee organizations. This document outlines the ways the grantee will be expected to communicate goals and objectives and measurable progress as the grant year progresses. Download