Guest Post: Nonprofits + Funders Should Choose Co-Mentoring + Sharing Over "Solo Heroic Martyrdom"

Release Date: 
07/01/2010

Shifting demographics is one of the trends David La Piana highlighted at the recent Donors Forum Annual Luncheon. Baby boomers are retiring, Generation X is moving into leadership positions, and the eldest of Generation Y turn 30 this year and are well into their careers.

Find Tweets, Posts, Photos + More About the Donors Forum Luncheon With Nonprofit Leader David La Piana

Release Date: 
06/23/2010

We were excited to welcome almost 600 guests to Donors Forum's 36th Annual Members and Forum Partners luncheon today. The luncheon featured David La Piana, a leading thinker in the sector, speaking on the converging trends that are affecting philanthropy and nonprofits.

Illinois Nonprofits Urged to Join Forces as State Budget Crisis Worsens

Release Date: 
06/10/2010

"What kind of state do you want for yourself, and more importantly, for those that follow you? We need leaders in government whose vision extends beyond the next election. We also need leaders in education and the nonprofit sector whose vision extends beyond their own niche – leaders who understand the importance of others in the choppy waters as they struggle to stay afloat."

Nonprofit Leaders Invited to a Free Seminar June 9 on the Latest "Giving USA" Report

Release Date: 
06/04/2010

Two Donors Forum Partners, Campbell & Company and the Northwestern Memorial Foundation, are inviting Illinois nonprofit leaders to a free seminar presenting the newly released Giving USA 2010, a comprehensive annual report from the Giving USA Foundation on results and trends in philanthropic giving in the U.S.

Up to 15,000 Illinois Nonprofits Could Lose their Tax-Exempt Status if They Don't File by May 17

Release Date: 
05/11/2010

Our good friends at the National Council of Nonprofits (to which we belong) are working hard to spread the word: May 17, 2010 is the deadline for nonprofits that have not filed an annual return in the past three years (even those with gross receipts normally under $25,000) to file or face automatic revocation of their tax-exempt status.

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