Operating Nonprofit

Social Innovation Roundtable

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
8:30am to 10:30am
Location Title: 
Forefront

The Social Innovation Roundtable will focus on how the B Impact Assessment can be used by nonprofits, civic institutions, foundations and other organizations to assess impact and create social good.   Be part of the conversation of how Chicago can promote effective social impact investing and social enterprises to meet our challenges.   Our panelist will include leaders in government, business, and philanthropy.

Environmental Policy Briefing

Thursday, January 5, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location Title: 
Conference Call

In response to the election and our new administration, and at the request of our grantmaking members, Forefront will be hosting funder policy briefings related to potential policy changes that might occur under a new administration.

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Introduction to Prospect Research: Individual Donor Databases (Chicago 12/13)

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location Title: 
Forefront Large Conference Room

At this free orientation, you will receive an introduction to Forefront Library, prospect research, and resources that prospect research for individual donors. Learn how to craft search queries with the assistance of our librarians.

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Share the Love: Using Social Media to Show Gratitude (Effingham)

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location Title: 
Effingham Public Library

Discover how to maximize your nonprofit’s social media accounts through thankfulness, instead of promotion.

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42nd Annual Luncheon

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 -
11:15am to 1:30pm
Location Title: 
Hyatt Regency Chicago

At the Luncheon, we will honor Donald A. Cooke's many contributions to both the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors in Chicago. He will be joined by world-renowned musician -- and friend -- Yo-Yo Ma. This event is open to everyone, regardless of Membership in Forefront.

Additional information: 

Reception: 11:15 - Noon
Luncheon and Program: Noon - 1:30 pm

Registration is now closed.

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Storytelling for Nonprofits (Springfield)

Friday, June 3, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Location Title: 
Illinois State Library

Stories make a cause relatable, tangible, and touching. Moving stories tug at donors' heartstrings and motivate them to give. Crafting a compelling story isn't always easy, though, and not all stories are created equal.

Strategic storytelling can be done. Join us in Springfield to learn how to apply storytelling principles to build support for your cause.

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Choosing the Right Social Media for Your Organization (Quincy)

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Location Title: 
John Wood Community College, Learning Center

If you’ve been wanting to launch social media for your organization and not sure where to begin, you’ll want to attend this event.

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