Acquire New Donors With #ILGive for #GivingTuesday

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As the official civic campaign for Giving Tuesday in Illinois, we are mobilizing the social impact sector to engage more individuals to give more money to Illinois charitable organizations.

#GivingTuesday's Jamie McDonald Comes to Forefront

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On September 20th, Jamie McDonald, founder of Generosity Inc. and Head of Civic Campaigns for 92nd Street Y, joined the #ILGive for #GivingTuesday team at William Blair to speak with nonprofit fundraisers about the swift growth of the Giving Tuesday movement, the future of charitable giving, and the power of creativity and collaboration in giving day campaigns.

New Report: Illinois Foundation Giving

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Forefront has released Giving in Illinois 2017, a report about the scope and priorities of the Illinois foundation community. 

Do Good. Better.

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Announcing our 2017-2018 workshop schedule.

#BridgingTheDivide: Speaker Lineup and Breakout Sessions Announced

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Brid­ging the Divide: Building Community in Illinois kicks off October 18-19 in Springfield. For the first time since 2012, we’ll again gather nonprofit professionals, grantmakers, and social change agents to collaborate, network, learn, and leverage their collective perspective to strengthen all of our Illinois communities.  

Two Years Later, Illinois Finally Passes a State Budget!

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The Illinois General Assembly ended a two-year fiscal stalemate by passing (and overriding the Governor’s veto) a $36 billion fiscal year 2018 budget that included $5 billion in additional revenue by increasing the individual and corporate income