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Leadership Evanston graduates 26th class

  The 26th cohort of engaged citizens graduated from the Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) Signature Leadership Program on Thursday, June 7, 2018. A recognition ceremony and celebration was held at 5:30 p.m. at local Evanston restaurant Red Hot Chili Pepper, 500 Davis Street. Leadership Evanston Director Jennifer G. Moran said, “As a cohort, Leadership Evanston XXVI …

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Celebrating 25 Years of the DeKalb County Community Foundation

During 2018, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a number of exciting activities to celebrate, thank, and give back to the community. Founders Charlie and Mary Roberts’ vision to create the Foundation as a catalyst to grow philanthropy in DeKalb County has surpassed many expectations – distributing over $25 million …

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Evanston Community Foundation awards over $825,000 in grants

  The Evanston Community Foundation (ECF) announced competitive and strategic grants totaling over $825,000 on Thursday, May 31 at the 2018 Grant Awards Celebration and Annual Meeting at the Crystal Ballroom at The Merion, 529 Davis Street, in Evanston. ECF President and CEO Monique B. Jones opened the event with the State of the Foundation …

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