maximize the impact of local efforts and organizations
We make investments in organizations and projects that are poised to make a difference in the community.
Board chair Diana Cohen with Kathy Slaughter, accepting a Responsive Grant award for the YWCA
We’re here for Evanston, investing in the most sustainable projects and programs. Supporting Evanston’s most effective organizations and launching innovative ventures and collaborations — acting as a catalyst to bring ideas to life for a better Evanston.
Extending our reach, our grantmaking partners provide valuable resources, supporting many areas of interest. Read our 2017 grants presentation program to see how grantmaking partners extend ECF's impact.