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This Giving Tuesday on December 3, nonprofits across the country and around the world will join together to promote the giving of time, resources, and money to the social impact sector. #ILGive, an initiative of Forefront, provides Illinois nonprofits with tools, best practices, and an innovative fundraising platform to ensure that their Giving Tuesday campaigns are successful and impactful. By registering on, nonprofits get access all of these innovative resources entirely for free.

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Member Spotlight
Michael Reese

Through their many years of contributions to the Illinois philanthropic community, Forefront Member Michael Reese has had multiple identity shifts. What began as a hospital funded by a real estate developer's death in 1878 grew to include philanthropic giving through the creation of The Michael Reese Health Trust in 1991. Now, after more than thirty years, the entity has evolved once more, becoming a public foundation. Explore the road map of a foundation's transition from private to public, and the opportunities to further Michael Reese's mission that have come with the journey.

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