• Choreographer Liz Lerman brought out the best in all of us at our Annual Luncheon on June 18. Those who came took a risk. It was awesome! View photos and video here.

  • "Chicken Boy on Rooster Bike" is from West Town Bikes, a Member since 2010. They promote bicycling in Chicago and educate youth with a focus on under-served populations.

  • The Children's Clinic, a Member since 2010, provides medical, dental, and social services to children whose families can't afford private health care.

  • The Night Ministry, a Member since 1992, works on the ground to provide housing, healthcare, and human connection to adults, teens, and pregnant and new moms who have nowhere else to go.

  • Breakthrough, which first became a Member in 1999, partners with those affected by poverty to build connections, develop skills. and open doors of opportunity.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
8

A candid conversation designed to engage local arts and cultural nonprofit leaders in a dialogue about working with board, staff, and funders to achieve stronger financial health and vibrancy.

Sep
8

This workshop revisits the 2013 Conversation with Funders on Capitalization and Community to achieve stronger financial health and vibrancy of the arts and cultural organizations they fund.

Sep
9

The annual planning forum is a great opportunity to share your ideas, network with colleagues, and help keep programs relevant and valuable to your work.

Sep
9

Registration for this event is now closed.

Sep
11

No matter what your organization's size or experience, you can connect advocacy to your mission. Join colleagues at this workshop to build your advocacy know-how.

Sep
15

Come to this free session with Irene Bowen, author of the updated “Renewing the Commitment: An ADA Compliance Guide for Nonprofits,” published by the Chicago Community Trust, to learn about opportunities to be more inclusive in all your activities.