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Illinois Ranks 5 out of 51 for Total Individual Giving; 30 out of 51 for Percentage of Income

Release Date: 
09/13/2012

According to an interactive online tool from The Chronicle of Philanthropy, people in Illinois give an average of 4.2% of their income, ranking the state 30 out of 51. However, in terms of total dollars, Illinois ranks much higher, coming in at 5 out of 51 states for total contributions of $6 billion.

Letter From the CEO: Trib’s “Raised Eyebrows” Demand That We Raise Our Voices for the Sector

Release Date: 
06/22/2012

Daily, over half a million dedicated nonprofit employees work to help strengthen communities, make them livable, solve problems, and meet basic needs like education, health, food, shelter, and the arts. We do this work because we believe in our missions and believe in the role we play in our society – doing the most good for the most needy. And often we do this work while waiting for our contracts to be paid at rates far lower than the cost of providing the services.

Guest Post From CompassPoint: Seeking to Understand the Role of Fundraisers

Release Date: 
06/19/2012

CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas Jr. Fund just launched a national survey exploring the role of development in nonprofits. The purpose of the research is to better understand the unique challenges of fundraisers and learn more about the issues that are contributing to high turnover in this critical leadership position.

Family Foundation CEOs Are Invited to Our First-Ever Family Foundation CEO Symposium on May 10

Release Date: 
04/12/2012

Donors Forum invites Family Foundation CEO's to attend the first-ever Family Foundation CEO Symposium on May 10 from 8:30am - 4:30pm. This day long interactive event will be co-hosted by the National Center for Family Philanthropy and will take place at Quarles & Brady (300 N. Lasalle St.)

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