• Forefront is the hub for social good in Illinois. We help our members drive change by making them more effective, strategic and innovative. Join us!

  • Forefront offers affordable, accessible, comprehensive trainings that help you do more Good. Browse our course catalog. 

  • Forefront engages policymakers and leading stakeholders in developing policy recommendations and solutions that build a vibrant social impact sector. Learn more. 

  •  Forefront recently launched Converge Consulting which provides affordable accounting and financial services to nonprofits and foundations. Learn more.

Library

We connect people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed.

Get free access to prospect research, informational databases, and more at Forefront's Library.

Policy + Advocacy Center

No matter your level of experience, no matter the size of your organization, we can help you connect advocacy to your organization's mission.

 

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Join the Movement

Whether you are a grantmaker, nonprofit, advisor, or ally of the sector, we welcome you to our community. Join the movement to make our state a better place for everyone!

Upcoming Programs

Nov
13

Bring your marketing materials and your ideas, and leave with a plan of attack to disperse high-interest messages about your nonprofit efficiently and effectively. In this workshop you'll get resources to design better flyers, and blog and social media content. You'll leave with a 3-month messaging plan and the tools to make it work.

Click here for our cancellation policy. 

Nov
13

Discover the importance of a digital presence in a digital world and unlock the secrets of online and social media marketing in this brown bad training session.

Nov
14

This program has reached capacity and registration has closed.

Nov
15

This course is designed to build upon concepts presented in Volunteer Management 101 and 102. Advanced topics include evaluation, risk management, and organizational adoption.

Nov
15

Design Thinking for Consultants & Nonprofits | Experience how this user-centered process helps organizations improve their impact.

You may have heard of design thinking as a process used in the corporate world. So, how is that applicable to the nonprofit sector, and why should both consultants and nonprofits embrace this way of thinking?

Nov
15

This program has been cancelled.