Foundation / Corporation
Evanston Community Foundation (ECF)
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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $20,000 to Evanston, Illinois nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to benefit the local community, with an emphasis on promoting equity. Submitting a Letter of Intent is required before applying. Eligible programs areas include, but are not limited to: basic human needs, arts and culture, early childhood education and early learning, community development, environment, education, health, housing, seniors, family support and counseling, workforce development, and youth.
ECF makes investments in organizations and projects that advance the following strategic goals:
- An Evanston that is inclusive and equitable for all
- An empowered and engaged community that collaborates across sectors to define problems and work on solutions
- A thriving nonprofit sector
Proposals must address one or more of the Foundation’s four strategic goals, as listed above, representing any aspect of the Evanston community.
Types of Grants:
Capacity building: organizational initiatives that focus on building infrastructure to support an organization’s long-term growth and development to better fulfill its mission (e.g. strategic plans, racial equity audits and training, board and/or staff development, technology upgrades, revenue-generating staff positions).
Program: continuing improvements to proven programs or projects that strengthen an organization’s ability to fulfill its mission and show long-term impact, new initiatives, pilot projects, bridge funding, and capstone funding. Collaboration is encouraged.
GrantWatch ID#: 178357
Applicants may request amounts between $5,000 - $20,000.
Grants are typically made for one year (July 1 to June 30). In some cases, a grant supporting a project that was funded in the previous year may be made in a second or third consecutive year if the applicant proposes enhancements to the project.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit LOIs: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=ecf
Contact email@example.com for questions.
Additional Contact Information:
Rebecca Cacayuran, Program Officer
Monique Brunson Jones, President and CEO
Evanston Community Foundation
1560 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
USA: Illinois: Evanston