Grantmaker Programs

Aug
27

Please join your education colleagues for the following Education Group planning session to hear brief presentations of the work of each of the subgroups with time for feedback and thoughts for the future programming for the coming year.

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Aug
27

Forefront and LEAP Innovations invite Forefront’s grantmaking members to a Funders Meet and Greet with Charles Best, CEO, and Founder of DonorsChoose.org. This is a special opportunity to hear from and talk with Charles about his vision to equitably support teachers and students through crowdfunding, one classroom at a time. Charles and DonorsChoose.org have revolutionized philanthropy for education, creatively building unique partnerships with corporations, foundations, and individuals.

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Aug
28

Join your colleagues to set the Partners Addressing Poverty Member Networks agenda for the coming year.

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Sep
5

In this session you will discover resources, tools and tips to marketing your services on a budget.

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Sep
6

At this session, Arts Alliance Illinois will discuss these potential “game changers" in arts education. Come to hear the latest on these key developments and examine the opportunities and challenges ahead.

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Sep
12

Join us for this 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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Sep
12

State Attainment Gaps represent a loss of human capital in states. Two recent briefs by Ed Trust examines the gaps in attainment between the Black and Latino populations in states and the White adult population.

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Sep
13

In this workshop for grantmakers, we will introduce the concept of financial resilience for nonprofits, define the key values and practices characteristic to financially resilient organizations, and explore how you can support your grantees in achieving greater financial resilience.

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Sep
20

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have an effect on every single NFP.  For some organization, it will impact the development department only and for others, it will also have an additional impact on current unrelated business income activities and create potential new tax liabilities for some organizations as well. 

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Sep
20

This session will take you through Board Source’s Nine Steps to Build a Better Board.

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Sep
25

At this workshop, participants will learn how to articulate, monitor, and evolve their personal brands.

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Sep
26

This free orientation will give you a chance to see the Library, meet our Librarians and other Forefront staff, learn about your Membership benefits (including Library reference and research services), and network with your nonprofit colleagues.

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Sep
26

This program will address the question of understanding governance, how to position yourself from a place of governance, learning the right questions, using parliamentary procedure to move along meeting and when to insert yourself into the discussion.

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Sep
26

At this meeting, City Colleges of Chicago will provide a brief overview of its seven colleges and update the group on new initiatives. After this overview, the bulk of the meeting will be spent answering questions from our community.

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Oct
10

The purpose of the Annual Regional Analysis (ARA) is to support CPS’s goal of providing every student with a high-quality education in every neighborhood by giving stakeholders a consistent set of information regarding school quality, enrollment patterns, school choice, and program offering by region.

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Oct
16

During this discussion amongst grantmakers, we’ll explore the factors that determine how much is too much to ask of our grantees, along with questions and experiences that will help guide your evaluation and grantmaking practice.

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Oct
17

Join your fellow ACN members and guests and partake in an evening of networking and fun! 

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Oct
25

This free orientation will give you a chance to see the Library, meet our Librarians and other Forefront staff, learn about your Membership benefits (including Library reference and research services), and network with your nonprofit colleagues.

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Oct
26

Back by popular demand, this workshop will help nonprofits that receive government grants understand and determine their indirect costs.

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Nov
8

Communication is a key element to ensure that the full value of the corporate philanthropy work you do is recognized. Join us for this webinar, hosted by CMF in partnership with the Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (AACP), to explore the ins and outs of communication, how to craft effective messaging and share the great corporate philanthropy work that you do through various channels.

This program is part of the 2018 Corporate Giving Webinar Series presented by Indiana Philanthropy AllianceForefrontCouncil of Michigan Foundations, and Philanthropy Ohio. The series is designed for staff involved with corporate foundations, advised funds at a community foundation, or giving programs; but grantmakers of all types are invited to attend.

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