Have It Their Way (Be More Responsive to Consumer Demands): Learn About CSR Best Practices at Our Upcoming Workshop Series

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This morning, I awoke to a highly unexpected story about Burger King ‘s decision to source all of their egg and pork products from cage-free farms. This announcement, from the second largest fast food vendor in the country, really highlights how mainstream corporate social responsibility programs have become, and if this trend continues, all companies may have to prove their commitment to CSR policies in order to remain competitive.

Budget Negotiations Heat Up in Springfield -- Where Are Nonprofits?

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With the end of the legislative session one month away, the Illinois General Assembly is gearing up for a number of critical votes, including the 2013 Fiscal Year budget, a plan to revamp the public employee pension system, and a proposal to cut Medicaid by $2.7 billion -- all aimed at stabilizing Illinois' increasingly perilous fiscal situation. Ensuring our state's budget is fiscally and socially sustainable for the long haul requires a comprehensive solution that draws upon the proven effectiveness of nonprofits to deliver public services and ensure that partnership with the state are well-managed.

Family Foundation CEOs Are Invited to Our First-Ever Family Foundation CEO Symposium on May 10

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Donors Forum invites Family Foundation CEO's to attend the first-ever Family Foundation CEO Symposium on May 10 from 8:30am - 4:30pm. This day long interactive event will be co-hosted by the National Center for Family Philanthropy and will take place at Quarles & Brady (300 N. Lasalle St.)