Supporters

Thank you to the following businesses and organizations for providing financial support to the museum and archives, making our work possible! We couldn’t do it without their support. Please support them as you can!

Sponsors


Do Everything 2018

 

 

Warren’s Shell Service                  Wesley Realty              Heffernan’s Painting


Tour Evanston Women’s History Map 2018

 

 


Do Everything 2017


Major Gifts

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  • $25,000 gift from Alpha Phi Foundation to restore the Office in Rest Cottage
  • $25,000 gift from the New Hampshire WCTU Union to restore the Parlor in Rest Cottage
  • $15,000 from the WCTU to organize the Archives
  • $10,000 gift from Fort Dearborn Chapter of the DAR to restore the Rest Cottage Entry Hall
  • $10,000 match from New Hampshire WCTU Union for DAR pledge
  • $7,500 gift from the WCTU to restore the Dining Room in Rest Cottage
  • $5,300 gift from the Jim and Annanette Harper Family Foundation to restore several Polyglot Petition scrolls
  • $5,000 from the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) to organize the Archives
  • $5,000 gift from the Ohio WCTU Union to restore the Dining Room in Rest Cottage
  • $5,000 gift from the Prohibition Trust to create a display for the Polyglot Petition
  • $2,500 gift from the Prohibition Trust for an internship
  • $5,000 grant from Prohibition Trust for Administration Building funding
  • $1,500 gifts in 2016 and 2017 from the Fort Dearborn of the DAR for internships
  • $1,000 gift from Carole Bass in 2017 to restore the hearth tile in Rest Cottage Parlor

Grants

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  • $30,000 grant for capacity building over 3 years from Evanston Community Foundation root2fruit program
  • $5,000 Responsive Grant from Evanston Community Foundation to help fund FrancesWillard@175 activities
  • $5,000 Preservation Needs Assessment from Conservation Center (funded by National Endowment for the Humanities) for review of preservation practices and deficiencies
  • $4,775 from National Trust for Historic Preservation for WCTU Administration Building Economic Feasibility Study
  • $2,500 grant from Evanston Bicycle Club to restore Willard’s 1892 bicycle “Gladys”
  • $2,450 grant from National Trust for Historic Preservation for an historic landscaping master plan
  • $1,500 from Landmarks Illinois for Life Safety Museum Upgrades
  • $14,000 grant from National Trust for Historic Preservation for an interior restoration plan for Mother Willard’s Bedroom, Rest Cottage Bathroom, and Annex Parlor and Music Room
  • $5,000 grant from ECF root2fruit alumni fund in 2018 for strategic planning
  • $300 from Lincolnwood Evanston Garden Club for garden restoration

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