Upcoming Events

Oct
13

An overview of the structure and operations of a community foundation, emphasizing the board’s role. This is a good overview for not only board members but new staff as well.

Oct
13

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

Oct
15

Learn top techniques, strategies, and skills for turning prospects into donors.

Oct
20

Twenty-five years after the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed, how inclusive is philanthropy in the Chicago region?

Oct
21

You'll learn more about the resources available to you and meet others in the Donors Forum community.

Oct
21

Get ready to rally your community by participating in this webinar designed for nonprofits that have culturally diverse donors and supporters.

Oct
26

Robin Jones, Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center, will provide guidance on communication and event planning to ensure aural, visual, and written content is accessible to all of your audience members.

Oct
27

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

Oct
27

At this third annual Dine Around, board members and staff will come together over dinner in small groups, each focusing on different aspects of board meetings,

Oct
28

What does Illinois’ investment in air, land, and water yield? As part our Social Return on Investment research, Donors Forum has released The Value of the Environment Sector. Come to learn about what’s in this report, discuss how you can use the information to tell your own story, and hear about the true value of environmental work in our state.

Nov
4

Academic representatives from UIC and NIU will discuss their latest education research.

Nov
5

This full-day introductory workshop focuses on positioning your organization to prepare, write, and submit successful proposals to foundations and corporations.

Nov
9

Robin Jones, director of the Great Lakes ADA Center, will provide examples of best practices and practical suggestions for how your organization can best serve people with behavioral, memory, and cognitive disabilities, and their families.

Nov
10

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

Nov
12

This workshop will share how communications should be integrated into a broader advocacy campaign and give you tips on how to make effectively make use of digital media tools.

Nov
24

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

Dec
15

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

Dec
16

Effective nonprofit advocacy requires full integration into the work and mission. In this workshop, you will learn the keys to taking your advocacy work from a side project to a sustainable leadership strategy integral to advancing your mission.

Dec
29

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

Jan
12

This full-day introductory workshop focuses on positioning your organization to prepare, write, and submit successful proposals to foundations and corporations.

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