Now and tomorrow, ECF invests in Evanston creatively and strategically. Our investments evolve to address our community’s most pressing challenges, seize opportunities, and act as a catalyst to bring ideas to life.
we strive for impact
embracing innovative, sustainable approaches to strengthen all of Evanston. Learn more
we add value
to your charitable giving, with knowledge and expertise that help your resources go farther.
we earn your trust
making wise use of your gifts through sound management and investment practices.
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philanthropy in action
Learn about the extraordinary effort of our donors to support Covid relief in 2020. We’ve come a long way since 1987 when we awarded $30,000 to fifteen organizations.
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