Announcing a new
partnership for equity

As part of our commitment to achieving an equitable future, Forefront has partnered with the United Way of Central Illinois, the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, Innovate Springfield, The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, and the Springfield Black Chamber of Commerce to launch a new initiative: Building Board Diversity.

Learn more and sign the pledge

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Forefront stands in solidarity with
Black lives

After reading and seeing the severe civil unrest that has erupted nationally, across Illinois, and in Chicago, Forefront stands in solidarity with the individuals and organizers who are on the frontlines, sacrificing their lives, and dismantling these racist systems. We also continue to stand against the systemic injustices that are destroying Black lives, families, and communities. Read the full message from our CEO and Chair of the Board.

Read Forefront's statement.

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To build a vibrant social impact sector for all the people of Illinois. We provide education, advocacy, thought-leadership, and we mobilize our Members around issues that are important to them and to the sector.



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