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Charitable Gift Annuity Program

This document outlines the general terms for the ECF gift annuities, payout rates, investment of annuity principal, application of proceeds at termination and the program administration terms. Download

Gift Acceptance Policy

Updated in 2012, this document outlines the Evanston Community Foundation general policies, types of gifts accepted, fund options, and policies governing agreements with donors. Download

Sample Donor Advised Fund Agreement

Sample agreement letter between donor and ECF to establish a donor-advised fund. Download

Comparing ECF Donor Advised Funds to Private Foundations

This document compares Donor Advised Funds to Private Foundations using numerous parameters including asset requirements, governance, administration, investment, limitations and tax consequences, fiduciary control, visibility, grantmaking process and grantmaking focus.  Download

Brochure Do Something to Make a Difference

Use this brochure to launch a conversation with your clients about ways they can make a difference. Download