2021 workshop series for nonprofits

ECF is offering the workshop series Resilience. These workshop opportunities are for Evanston nonprofits and organizations. Each workshop focuses on a specific topic offered by an expert. Organizations are encouraged to send board and staff members, to benefit from the "mini-retreat" experience and to network with other organizations in the community.

Brief workshop descriptions are provided below the registration form. Learn more about the workshop topics and facilitators


  • The workshops will be held as ZOOM meetings from 12pm-1:30pm.
  • There is no charge for the trainings, but advance registration is required.
  • It is recommended that organizations sign up at least two participants. The workshops are geared to both nonprofit staff and board members.

advance registration is required

Please provide the anticipated number of participants from your organization for each workshop selected, with as much information you have at this time regarding the names, email addresses and roles of the participants.


Learn more — workshop descriptions and presenter bios.

Nonprofit Financial Statements: The Intersection of Finance & Mission Advancement
Wednesday, March 17, 2021 12pm-1:30pm
facilitator: Marian Powers, PhD

Yes You Can and Yes You Should: Advocacy for A Year of Change 
Thursday, April 8, 2021 12pm-1:30pm
facilitators: Roberta Rakove and Suzanne Strassberger

completed workshop -

Resilient Reimagining and Adaption for Nonprofits 

Thursday, February 4, 2021 12pm-1:30pm
facilitator: Steve Strang