ECF draws upon its resources of people, expertise, and funds to explore key community challenges, understand community assets, and make strategic investments in Evanston.
When ECF's mission and goals align with other organizations and individuals, we join collaborative efforts as a partner, bringing our strength to initiatives.
we take on challenges
When there is a community challenge, we listen and propose solutions. Our support can take the form of piloting programs, building networks, and/or providing grant support.
When COVID appeared in our community, ECF partnered to respond to immediate needs.
we provide infrastructure
We serve as a fiscal sponsor to collaborative efforts, when they connect to our mission and strategic work.