RSVP for ECF's Grant Showcase & Annual Meeting
June 7 at Merion Crystal Ballroom. 5:30pm music, drinks & appetizers; 6:30-7:30pm program

steady resilience: 2022 workshops

ECF is once again offering free workshops for the Evanston nonprofits/organizations’ staff, volunteers and board members. We will build Steady Resilience as we learn, network and engage together. The final workshops of the series will be in May and June. 

The 2022 workshops will be held online via Zoom from 12:00 - 1:30pm.

workshop calendar

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All workshops are from 12pm - 1:30pm on Zoom. Registration is required.

 

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Wednesday, May 25

12pm-1:30pm

Creating a Theory of Change: An Evaluation Framework for Learning & ECF Grant Reporting!

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Wednesday, June 8

12pm-1:30pm

Grants 101: Managing, Crafting, and Submitting Grant Proposals 

workshop descriptions

Creating a Theory of Change: An Evaluation Framework for Learning & ECF Grant Reporting! (May 25)

This workshop will demystify and clarify the tool used as an evaluation system including measuring impact, outcomes, strategies, and indicators of success. Applying the TOC to programming as well as Grant Making evaluation, participants will learn how to develop and organize.

Facilitator: Susie Pratt, Pratt Richards Group

Grants 101: Managing, Crafting, and Submitting Grant Proposals (June 8)

In this training, you will learn the basics of the grants process, including finding and cultivating prospective funders, managing the grants process from start to finish, crafting a compelling narrative, and submitting a polished grant proposal. 

Facilitator: Liz Jansen, Women United!

about the facilitators

Susie Pratt (Creating a Theory of Change: An Evaluation Framework for Learning & ECF Grant Reporting!, May 25)

Susie Pratt is a principal and co-founder of Pratt Richards Group, a national consulting firm focused on strategy and evaluation for nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. Susie’s evaluation tools and coaching program helps to build the capacity of grantee organizations. Susie continues to connect with Evanston’s nonprofit community sharing her expertise.

Liz Jansen (Grants 101: Managing, Crafting, and Submitting Grant Proposals, June 8)

Liz Jansen is co-founder and executive director of Women United!. She has more than 12 years of nonprofit experience. Based on her knowledge of the field, Liz helped design and introduce Women United! As a capacity-building consulting firm, identifying ways to best use the networks and talents of the Women United! community. She has extensive experience crafting and supporting the grant writing process. Liz has knowledge to share!