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Chicago, IL
for and about philanthropy and nonprofits in Illinois
Interests: chicago, nonprofits, philanthropy, illinois, fundraising, development, governance, capacity building, boards, grantmaking, social sector
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This statement on our commitment to full-cost funding represents over two years of dialogue and discussion at Donors Forum about the importance of funding overhead costs of nonprofit organizations. Working in Illinois, with foundation and nonprofit leaders, and with others in the field nationally, we are collectively trying to shift... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Real Talk About Real Costs
The language we use to convey our ideas and engage people in dialogue can catalyze change. In fact, many of my favorite moments from GEO’s 2014 conference featured a new frame or fresh way to talk about an old, complicated concept. Thanks to Jessica Bearman, Carol Cantwell and Molly Shultz... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2014 at Real Talk About Real Costs
Ken Berger, CEO of Charity Navigator, proposes writing a followup to the Overhead Myth letter "to the Foundations and Nonprofits of America, urging them to make sure that they do whatever it takes to build the capacity to manage and measure results." Read the full article here. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2014 at Real Talk About Real Costs