Diversity in CFRE Certificants

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Only through nurturing diversity and inclusion in every aspect of the social impact sector can we truly address our nation’s longstanding social problems.

#ILGive for Giving Tuesday: Final Data, Trends in Online Giving, and What We Learned About Giving Days

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On November 29, 2016, the world celebrated the 5th annual Giving Tuesday. Here in Illinois, nonprofits, donors, foundations, friends, and neighbors celebrated #ILGive, Illinois’ local Giving Tuesday campaign, and raised a collective $11.3 million dollars for social good in Illinois! Read more about how we did it and what we learned in the process.


Protect America's Tradition of Giving Back

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In Illinois, the charitable deduction has generated $8 billion in giving to further the work of churches and synagogues, domestic violence shelters, early childhood programs, food banks, local theaters and dance companies, school alumni groups, and all other charitable nonprofits. But, the 100-year-old tax incentive that encourages charitable giving faces an urgent threat.

Policy Brief: Protect Nonprofit Nonpartisanship

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Forefront opposes any changes to nonprofit nonpartisanship through repealing or amending the Johnson Amendment to allow for electioneering of 501c3 organizations. Repeal of nonprofit nonpartisanship threatens public overall trust in the nonprofit sector and limits the effectiveness of nonprofits being regarded as nonpartisan problem solvers.