AT THE
FOREFRONT OF
SOCIAL IMPACT.

  • Connect.
  • Mobilize.
  • Empower.
What do you put at the forefront?

THE FIRST-EVER CASE STUDY FROM THE
MISSION SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE

We are proud to announce the release of our inaugural Mission Sustainability Initiative (MSI) case study. This case study documents the MSI’s role stewarding the coordination and successful merger of three suburban nonprofit organizations into Community Partners for Affordable Housing. We are excited to share this in-depth look at what sustained and effective collaboration looks like in Illinois.

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FOREFRONT'S NEW HOME:
FBRK IMPACT HOUSE

Located in the heart of the Chicago Loop, FBRK Impact House is a partnership among Forefront, grantmakers, and entrepreneurs that will re-imagine what it means to collaborate and further advance Illinois' social impact sector. Read on to learn more about the space and what Forefront's relocation will bring.

Learn more about Forefront and FBRK Impact House

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT:
THE DUNHAM FUND

Vicki Morcos, Forefront Board Member and President and CEO of The Dunham Fund in Aurora, believes the best way to build a thriving social impact sector is to connect nonprofit leaders and spur collaborations. Read on to learn about the culture Vicki and the Dunham Fund have cultivated and their impact in the Fox Valley.

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OUR MISSION:

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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