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In light of developments in the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, Forefront has refortified our commitment to offering valuable resources that will support your work through this period.

Below you will find links to Forefront’s resources, as well as webinars, reports, free tools, and other resources from across the country to help you make the right choices for your organization and the sector at large.


Nonprofit Survey Report

Forefront has gathered needed information from Illinois’ nonprofit organizations about the impact of COVID-19. Our team has aggregated and analyzed responses to create informed recommendations for Illinois elected officials and grantmaking organizations. Read the executive summary here, and access the full report here.

Census Updates

Forefront’s IL Count Me In 2020 initiative, which focuses on Census outreach efforts, is sharing resources to help achieve a complete count in Illinois through the COVID-19 outbreak. Find our COVID-19 Census outreach resources here.

Additional Resources


For Funders

For Nonprofits and their allies


To access resources particular to your area of service, visit our sub-sector resource pages.

For Advisors and Consultants

How else can Forefront help?

Many of us are facing questions of continuing care, fundraising, and stability. Forefront is your backbone. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with concerns, questions, or valuable resources you believe the rest of the sector would benefit from.

We also ask our community to practice kindness during this time. These events are no excuse for xenophobia or bigotry, and the impact of our actions may be felt across the sector.

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