Grantmaker Programs

Apr
29

Join your colleagues for a discussion with experts and practitioners of trauma informed practices and programs.

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Apr
30

This program has been cancelled.

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May
1

As you may have seen, CPS recently released their Five-Year Vision. Personalized learning is a core lever in supporting the district's goals for Academic Progress (High-Quality, Rigorous Instruction).

Please join us on Wednesday, May 1 for a lunch featuring Errika Baker, the new Director of the Department of Personalized Learning at Chicago Public Schools, and Anna Alvarado, Chief Officer of Teaching and Learning.

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May
7

This session will give you the tools you need to make the ask! Learn what questions to ask before approaching a prospective donor, how to develop collateral materials, how to develop a solicitation letter, follow-up and more.

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May
9

Forefront and Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose (CECP) are joining forces to explore one of CECP's 2018 top trends: "Employee Power".

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May
9

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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May
15

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

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May
16

Join your colleagues to set the Partners Addressing Poverty Members Network agenda for the coming year.

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May
17

Led by a senior local tax accountant, this review will examine the IRS 990-PF form line by line and help you identify common mistakes, keep your information secure, and keep you and your trustees out of trouble.

This event is for Grantmaker Members of Forefront.

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May
17

Overview of Statewide policies and practices within the apprenticeship system.

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May
22

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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May
22

At this session, employers from multiple sectors will share what they look for as they recruit talent, challenges in hiring and retaining talent, and best practices for how to work with students transitioning from education to the workplace. 

 

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May
23

Join your colleagues to set the Health Program Affinity Group agenda for the coming year.

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May
29

Join Forefront’s CCAPS and Human Capital committees for a conversation with author Emily Krone Phillips about her book: The Make-or-Break Year.

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May
29

Join us at Forefront’s Chicago office on May 29 for the Social Impact Pop Up Lab, where you can turn your insight into momentum to overcome barriers at your organization and drive forward a plan for maximizing the good you do.

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May
29

The relationship between the executive director and board chair is essential to organizational success. During this workshop, we’ll explore this important relationship with a focus on areas of collaboration and separation, all wrapped in the understanding of mutual expectations.

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May
31

Join us for a lively discussion with a generationally diverse panel of family board members to explore some of the struggles and to learn how some foundations have incorporated practical ways to include different perspectives when determining priorities and making decisions.

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Jun
4

For 45 years, Forefront's Annual Luncheon has been the premier gathering of Illinois social impact and philanthropic leaders. This year, we are proud to celebrate and acknowledge Equity & Evolution in Philanthropy. Join us for an intimate conversation between Julia Stasch, CEO of the MacArthur Foundation, La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO of W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and Stacy Palmer, Editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.

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Jun
12

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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Jun
20

The annual planning session is a great opportunity to share your ideas, network with colleagues, and to help keep programs relevant and valuable to your work.

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