Our Community

Currently, our Members number over 1,100. Our Nonprofit Members work in 26 issue areas across the state. Our Grantmaking Members include private foundations, such as family and independent foundations, public charities, corporations, donor-advised funds, charitable trusts, and individual philanthropists. Our Advisor Members include consultants, attorneys, investment managers, and other professional advisors to grantmakers and nonprofits. We also actively engage social entrepreneurs, impact investors, and B-Corps in our work to spur innovation in the sector.

Together, our efforts help educate children, shelter the homeless, enrich the arts, and address a host of other critical issues to create healthier and more vibrant communities throughout Illinois.

Join us!

Membership brings you educational opportunities, the latest research, access to Networks, representation in Springfield and DC, discounts on services, and more -- all to help you do your best work and maximize your impact!

Find out about Member Benefits and how to join here.