Evanston Community Foundation
Director of Community Leadership
Karli Butler is a passionate and dedicated community advocate. She currently serves as Evanston Community Foundation’s Director of Community Leadership and formerly served as Program Officer during the Covid-19 pandemic. As an active community member and fourth generation Evanstonian, she is committed to the promotion of social and racial equity within education, public health, and human service sectors to improve the lives of people who live, work, and love her beloved community of Evanston. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a Master of Arts in Organizational and Multicultural Communication from DePaul University. When Karli isn’t busy being a Mom to her 11-year-old son, she enjoys all that Evanston’s vibrant dining scene has to offer.