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Evanston Community Foundation selects first Rolling Grantees

  The Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) has selected the first grantees for Rolling Grants – Edible Evanston and the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Rolling Grants allow ECF to be more nimble in its ability to fund organizations and groups providing services to Evanston residents throughout the year. ECF Rolling Grants are awarded for …

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$10,000 for a new nonprofit?

Guest column by Julianne Buck   Last night I was watching “Chopped” and a contestant was asked, “What will you do with the $10,000 if you win?”  His response: “Start a nonprofit to help the homeless.”   No. No. Please – no.   Now don’t get me wrong – I’m all for passionate people using …

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