two members new to ecf board

August 6, 2021 | ECF Press Release

ECF announces the addition of two new board members to its Board of Directors, Laura-Min Proctor and Minya Nance. 

Laura-Min ProctorMinya NanceMeet the twenty-one members of the ECF Board of Directors.

about the board

The nonprofit’s all-volunteer board are selected for demonstrating a high level of commitment to the Evanston community and personal involvement in community engagement. The board provides governance over strategic planning, policy and responsibly steward over $30 million in assets.

Sol Anderson, ECF President and CEO said, “Our community is at a defining moment. The Foundation’s new strategic direction of racial justice and racial equity allows us an opportunity to lead in a way that reflects our mission, to build a more equitable Evanston. To do that, we are making sure that the decision makers at the Foundation appropriately reflect our community. Both Laura-Min and Minya bring a wealth of experience and expertise and will be a tremendous asset to the ECF Board.” 

ECF extends gratitude to Diana Cohen, previous Board Chair and active board member, for her many years of exemplary leadership service to the Foundation.  She will continue on as emeritus director.  

about the foundation

Founded in 1986, the Evanston Community Foundation helps Evanston thrive now and forever as a vibrant, equitable and inclusive Evanston, where every member of our community can thrive. Through grants, training, and making connections, we enable Evanston nonprofits and community organizations to deliver their mission more effectively. We leverage the generosity of our donors, so their charitable giving can have the greatest impact on our community. We are invested in Evanston now, forever and for everyone.