Past Events

Jul
30

Our new Breakfast Learning Series is an exclusive opportunity for those belonging to Donors Forum (grantmakers, operating nonprofits, and advisors) to do a quick dive into mutual topics of interest in an informal, networking-friendly atmosphere. The series will include panel discussions, short lectures, mini-workshops, and facilitated talks on a wide variety of topics. Join us on the last Wednesday of each month for coffee, conversation, and a culture of shared knowledge. Light refreshments will be served.

Sep
23

NFF gives a free webinar to discuss the findings and implications of the 2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey data.

Sep
24

This is an opportunity for those belonging to Donors Forum (grantmakers, operating nonprofits, and advisors) to do a quick dive into mutual topics of interest in an informal, networking-friendly atmosphere.

Sep
30

This webinar series, hosted by Nonprofit Finance Fund, will give you an understanding of what kinds of finance-related resources are currently available to nonprofits, and how to prepare to access the next wave of resources in the field.

Oct
1

Dr. Jim Applegate, the new Executive Director of the Illinois Board of Higher Education, will discuss the Illinois Public Agenda for College and Career Success.

Nov
11

At this free orientation, you'll receive a tutorial on using prospecting databases and an overview of the Library's reference collection.

Dec
9

Explore how to best document a family's philanthropic history in ways that both honor the past and draw lessons from it that best guide future giving and family engagements.

Jan
20

Explore techniques for evaluating both strategy implementation and outcomes.

Jan
21

Explore how even small strategic shifts towards business integration can meaningfully improve your corporate community involvement.

Mar
3

This webinar provides an introductory focus on the key elements and skills for effective proposal review and project selection.

Mar
18

Learn what motivates employees and managers, and how to get them to augment your corporate community involvement.

Apr
14

This webinar is part of Nonprofit Finance Fund's Spring 2015 Webinar Series: Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager's Toolbox. Donors Forum Members get a discount.

Apr
21

This webinar is part of Nonprofit Finance Fund's Spring 2015 Webinar Series: Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager's Toolbox. Donors Forum Members get a discount.

Apr
28

This webinar is part of Nonprofit Finance Fund's Spring 2015 Webinar Series: Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager's Toolbox. NFF's six-part webinar sequence for nonprofit managers can be taken as a curriculum or individually to address specific business challenges. Donors Forum Members get a discount.

May
5

This webinar is part of Nonprofit Finance Fund's Spring 2015 Webinar Series: Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager's Toolbox. NFF's six-part webinar sequence for nonprofit managers can be taken as a curriculum or individually to address specific business challenges. Donors Forum Members get a discount.

May
12

This webinar is part of Nonprofit Finance Fund's Spring 2015 Webinar Series: Unpacking the Nonprofit Manager's Toolbox. NFF's six-part webinar sequence for nonprofit managers can be taken as a curriculum or individually to address specific business challenges. Donors Forum Members get a discount.

Sep
1

At this free orientation, you'll receive a tutorial on using prospecting databases, which you can access free in the Library.

Sep
2

Get ready for #ILGive 2015 by hearing about best practices around goal setting, building an ambassador corps, and case studies from past successful campaigns.

Sep
8

This workshop revisits the 2013 Conversation with Funders on Capitalization and Community to achieve stronger financial health and vibrancy of the arts and cultural organizations they fund.