Upcoming Programs

Feb
20

The Forefront Library will host an informal coffee hour for Members to learn more about Forefront's resources and to meet others in the Forefront community -- your statewide membership association for nonprofits, grantmakers, public agencies, advisors, and allies.

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Feb
20

Delve into the models of change leadership, influence v. authority, understanding the underlying fear of change, and eight steps to effectively implementing change in your organization.

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Feb
21

Join other ACN consultants to learn and build community as we work together to tackle sticky situations that we all face.

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Feb
21

This three-part series is offered in partnership with Chicago Cares.

Registering for all three workshops in this series will get registrants a 20% discount off the single-workshop price ($384 non-members / $228 members). To register for an individual workshop, click on the title below.

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Feb
21

This course is designed to train volunteer managers on the basics of starting or restarting a well-structured volunteer program. Participants will gain the skills and tools to develop a plan to create and maintain your volunteer programs.

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Feb
22

This workshop will help participants understand and use evaluative thinking.

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Feb
28

This workshop will explore effective ways to advocate for the funding of indirect costs in grant proposals and budgets.

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Mar
6

Join us to improve your recruiting, interviewing, and hiring skills, and receive tools that will help you develop policies, procedures, and practices to ensure compliance with the ever-shifting hiring landscape.

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Mar
6

The people who make up our organizations are our most precious resource. Learn to support and manage them like the valuable humans they are. This three-part series.

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Mar
6

Registration for this event is closed.

Julia Stasch, President and CEO of MacArthur Foundation will provide her perspective and insight from her time as CEO.

This session is open to Forefront Philanthropy CEOs.

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Mar
7

Focusing on effective approaches to reading and interpreting audited financial statements and the IRS Form 990, this course will equip grantmakers to understand their grantees’ financial reality, with concepts and tools applicable to grantees across a range of mission areas and business models.

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Mar
7

The Forefront Library will host an informal coffee hour for Members to learn more about Forefront's resources and to meet others in the Forefront community -- your statewide membership association for nonprofits, grantmakers, public agencies, advisors, and allies.

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Mar
7

As you may recall, for the past few years Chicago Community Trust hosted a Chicago Education Stakeholder Convening. As a follow up, Americas Urban Campus, the Chicago College and Career Collaborative (C4), Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges of ChicagoForefront’s College and Career Access Persistence and Success group (CCAPS), Ed Systems CenterThrive Chicago, the Partnership for College Completion and the Progressive Postsecondary Pathways Fund invite stakeholders to a jointly convened update meeting.

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Mar
11

Join Chicago Women in Publishing’s Racial Equity and Social Justice Committee for a book discussion and conversation on White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism.

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Mar
12

In this workshop, we will discuss some of the structural, cultural, and emotional barriers that exist on nonprofit boards when it comes to building greater diversity among members, and we will walk through the steps to break through these barriers.

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Mar
14

This introductory workshop outlines the techniques, strategies, and skills for turning prospects into donors.

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Mar
18

Doing what you’ve always done will get you the same results you’ve always gotten. If you’re ready to make more progress on the things you care about, join us for this two-day series based on the principles and practices of adaptive leadership developed at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the Kansas Leadership Center.

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Mar
20

The Forefront Library will host an informal coffee hour for Members to learn more about Forefront's resources and to meet others in the Forefront community -- your statewide membership association for nonprofits, grantmakers, public agencies, advisors, and allies.

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Mar
20

Join ACN, Forefront members and guests and partake in an evening of networking and fun! 

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Mar
21

A Symposium for The Nonprofit CEO

A lack of diversity, inclusion and equity is at the forefront of our workforce and national dialogue. As signs continue to point to a demographic shift towards racial diversity, nonprofits must confront the true nature of this challenge, face the bias implicit to our institutions, and commit to adopting policies and practices that create a culture of inclusion and equity.

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