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.
In photo, a supervisor with a student, participants in the grantee organization Evanston Work Ethic (WE) Program
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 2018 grants presentation booklet to see how grantmaking partners extend ECF's impact.