The Foundation works to strengthen nonprofits and equip their leaders for future challenges. Our programs broaden and deepen community knowledge, setting the stage for effective civic engagement and helping citizens make a difference.
News & Events
Save the date to join us at Celebrate!Evanston on SEPT 22. TIckets will be available soon.
Read ECF's 2021 Annual Report — I am because you are. The work we do together exemplifies the true meaning of philanthropy, which is rooted in “the love of humanity.”
Apply by September 5th to join the 31st Leadership Evanston Signature Program cohort. Learn more about the program and how to apply.
ECF leads effort to engage community as Evanston considers how to spend $43M in ARPA Rescue Funds. Learn more and read the report, available in English and Spanish.
The Reparations Stakeholders Authority of Evanston (RSAE) announced the establishment of a Fund with ECF that will provide investment support to advance Evanston’s Reparations Program.