Learn, Plan, Build, and Grow in 2017

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As the calendar flips to 2017, Forefront is ready to help you and your organization hit the ground running with programming specifically designed to help strengthen nonprofits from the ground up.

Interested in Learning More About Strategic Restructuring?

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As part of the next phase of MSI, Forefront is accepting applications from nonprofits to assess their organizational readiness for strategic restructuring. We'll invite 20 organizations to take an assessment which will examine the goals, demands, institutional needs, and opportunities that might lead them to pursue a strategic partnership with one or more other nonprofits. 

Forefront Radio: Mergers as a Strategy for Success

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In this episode of Forefront radio, we talk with Don Haider, Director of Northwestern's Center for Nonprofit Management and Jean Butzen, President and Founder of Mission + Strategy Consulting about their work on the  Metropolitan Chicago Nonprofit Merger Research Study. 

Guest Post: The Giving Glow

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"We knew that our grantees wanted to build capacity for online donor acquisition, so we decided to have a little fun with a challenge." Grand Victoria Foundation is providing additional technical support and incentives to encourage its grantees to make the most of this worldwide day of giving.

Forefront Launches Mission Sustainability Initiative

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The Mission Sustainability Initiative’s aim is to help nonprofits consider and potentially pursue a variety of strategic restructuring options that can lead to greater organizational effectiveness and, most importantly, the sustainability of critical charitable missions.