Upcoming Programs

Jan
10

From people to processes, this workshop will provide tools to evaluate the effectiveness of your organization by reviewing a combination of your culture, people, and strategic goals.

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Jan
15

Do you need a new/updated website for your agency? At this workshop we'll give you all of the tools you need to design your own website and spend time drafting fresh, engaging copy for your website.

 

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Jan
15

This webinar will introduce the theory of change framework and provide a guide to developing your own clear and thoughtful articulation about the change you seek to make in the world.

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Jan
15

At this meeting, we will share lessons learned and resources. Further, as we plan for summer 2019, we welcome any additional foundations that are interested in hosting an intern.

This program is open to Funders only.

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Jan
16

This workshop will provide a brief overview of the Forefront Library’s databases, print collection, and online research guides, as well as a deeper look at the Foundation Center's database, Foundation Directory Online. Laptops are welcome and encouraged for hands-on experience.

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Jan
17

In this session just for grantmakers, we will discuss approaches to leveraging the right kinds of grants at the right times to create platforms for increasing grantee capacity to deliver well on mission and strategy.

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Jan
18

Chicagoland Workforce Funder Alliance is hosting its second information session on work-based learning programs.

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Jan
22

In fall 2018, the UChicago Poverty Lab launched the Chicago College Access and Success Landscape Scan to provide a comprehensive picture of how high school students across Chicago are being supported in their plans to apply to, enroll in, and graduate from college.

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Jan
23

Join us for an interactive online training on how to live a more balanced life in a digital world.

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Jan
24

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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Jan
24

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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Jan
25

In this thought - and action - provoking session, we will challenge ourselves to consider the role of nonprofit organizations as vehicles for social change and as means to address structural oppression.

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Jan
30

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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Jan
31

This workshop will provide the tools you need to better understand your organization’s current financial health and trends over time, and how this information compares to industry benchmarks in the nonprofit sector.

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Jan
31

Nonprofit finance is about more than just numbers – it’s about making your strategies and priorities come to life. The following series examines the technical and strategic aspects of nonprofit finance with a focus on calculating and communicating your real costs.

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Jan
31

Learn how to get the input and feedback you need to successfully guide your nonprofits to new heights in this 2-hour session on guiding your board through a mini-strategic planning session.

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Feb
1

This introductory workshop prepares participants to successfully develop, write, and submit grant proposals to foundations and corporations.

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Feb
5

During this workshop, you’ll think strategically about community partnerships and explore how even the most introverted board member can play a role in fundraising without making an ask.

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Feb
5

When one generation wants to fund big, effective direct-service nonprofits but others want smaller, riskier grassroots-led groups, how can staff support and facilitate decision-making?

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Feb
6

Session 2: February 6, February 27, March 13, April 10, and May 2, 2019 (9:00am – Noon)

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