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Maureen Powers has joined Evanston Community Foundation as program officer. She will be a key liaison with Evanston’s nonprofit community, managing the Foundation’s responsive grantmaking and developing workshops and other training opportunities.

Ms. Powers most recently worked at Zonta International and the Zonta International Foundation, at which she directed all of Zonta’s philanthropic programs, oversaw development, and led changes in communications and technology, including a new website. 

“We’re very excited to have someone with Maureen’s depth of experience in grantmaking join our staff,” says Foundation president and CEO Sara Schastok.