Can "American Idol" Solve Violence?

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If the prize is right, solutions to our most stubborn challenges are within reach. Delia Coleman, our Director of Strategic Initiatives, passes along this month's Emerging Idea.

Moving Forward with "Mixed Company"

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"Donors Forum is on the leading edge. . .integrating funders and nonprofits into the same programs," says Ernest Vasseur, ED of the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County and our Board Secretary.

Are Institutions People?

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Yes! And when their personalities shine, anything is possible. Member Services Director Lisa May Simpson kicks off our Emerging Ideas monthly feature.

Slick: Method's Factory Against Dirty Even Grows Food!

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Guest blogger Christine Franklin tells us how Method’s "people against dirty” strategy is resulting in a game-changing factory that will bring jobs and food to Chicago's Pullman neighborhood.

Announcing our 2014-2015 Workshop Schedule

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Donors Forum is excited to announce a new slate of skill-building workshops for 2014-15, including those on proposal writing, individual giving, and program evaluation. New this year are trainings on policy advocacy.

Welcome to our New Website!

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You can now view content and register for events on your mobile phone or tablet. Our website site is now easier to navigate, offers more intuitive event registration, and a state-of-the-art search function for resources. If you're a Donors Forum Member, don't forget to update your password!