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rolling grants announced

The new Rolling grants program began in 2017. Awarded quarterly for up to $5000, these grants provide opportunities to meet immediate needs....

For a complete listing of the grant recipients visit the grant archives.

about the grantee organizations

The Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) awarded grants for the fall quarter of its new Rolling Grants program to Art Encounter, Evanston In-School Music Association (EISMA), Meals at Home, Mitchell Museum of the American Indian, and Northlight Theater /Family Focus.

“In this second group of grantees, we see groups addressing all of the issues that ECF hoped to target with Rolling Grants,” said Rebecca Cacayuran, Program Officer. “These organizations are piloting new programs, collaborating with other groups, building their own capacity, and addressing time-sensitive issues.”

The focus of the fall quarter (2017) Rolling Grants includes:
Art Encounter: piloting an art and writing residency at Washington School
EISMA: launching free public concerts for the community
Meals at Home: evaluating developing its own production kitchen to increase capacity
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian: upgrading technology
Northlight Theater and Family Focus: offering theater training for the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren group and Family Focus staff