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Welcome to the Nonprofit Newsroom – a one-stop shop for nonprofit organizations to learn about: grant announcements, professional development opportunities, training seminars & workshops, and general bulletins or updates.

This new resource page can help your organization learn about important funding opportunities, develop your staff and stay current with the latest in our local nonprofit sector. The Nonprofit Newsroom page will continually be updated with new events & announcements, so check it often and bookmark the newsroom page as a favorite.  Email [email protected] with your professional opportunity, contact for the event, and a website link for your announcement. We recommend adding your nonprofit organization’s events to the Volunteer Portal.

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How to Protect Your Brand and Prevent a Social Media Crisis – Hootsuite

Social media presents a great chance for you to connect and engage with prospects, customers, and fans. But with that opportunity comes some real risks that need to be effectively managed. So we’re hosting a webinar to show you the steps you can take to reduce social media risks—including dangers such as impersonator accounts and […]

Funds to Increase School Breakfast Participation – Action for Healthy Kids

From Action for Healthy Kids Are you participating in CEP or offering universal (no charge) breakfast?  Do you also have an alternative method of serving breakfast?  If yes to both, check out AFHK’s available breakfast grants below: Breakfast Promotion Grant: Schools will receive $1,000 to expand their program, create excitement and interest in school breakfast, and […]

Family Volunteer Day Grant

Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that celebrates the power of families who work together to support their communities and neighborhoods. Disney Friends for Change and generationOn is excited to offer 100 grants to support volunteer projects on Family Volunteer Day, November 19, 2016. Non-profits, schools and generationOn Clubs within the U.S. can […]

How the Community Reinvestment Act Benefits Your Nonprofit Organization

Cantigny 1S151 Winfield Road, Visitors Center Medill Room, Wheaton, IL

Giving DuPage – in partnership with Lisle Savings Bank & the West Suburban Philanthropic Network – invites you to ‘How the Community Reinvestment Act Benefits Your Nonprofit Organization,‘ program on August 17. Details: Banking institutions are required to comply with the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), which encourages banks to meet the credit needs of the […]

$15

Axelson Center Professional Development Workshops

The Axelson Center offers a series of workshops each fall and spring, providing you with an opportunity to connect with knowledgeable experts and network with colleagues from across the sector. Whether you’re a program manager at an arts organization, a financial manager at a social services organization, an executive director at an education-based nonprofit, a […]

Youth and Family Volunteer Fair

Naperville Municipal City Municipal Center 400 South Eagle Street, Naperville, IL

The annual Youth and Family Volunteer Fair for families and students will be held at the Naperville Municipal City Municipal Center located at 400 South Eagle Street on Tuesday, October 11th from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm. Local nonprofit agencies and organizations will be on hand to showcase their volunteer and advocacy opportunities, enabling students [...]

ILCHF Innovation and Collaboration Tour – Grant Opportunity

DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Oak Brook 1909 Spring Road, Oakbrook, IL

The Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) is seeking innovative and collaborative approaches to address children's healthcare issues and will be awarding grants ranging from $10K-$100K in three Illinois regions. The DuPage Foundation has joined the ILCHF as well as other local funders to co-host an Innovation and Collaboration Tour Stop on Friday, September 23 from […]

DuPage Bar Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Giving DuPage shares this grant opportunity from the DuPage Bar Foundation (DBF). The invitation is extended to 501(c)(3) organizations promoting the administration of justice. The DuPage Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the DuPage County Bar Association, invites the submission of grant applications until October 31, 2016. Applications are available by clicking here, or by visiting DuPage County […]

Generational Differences in the Nonprofit Sector Program

CNP Academy (Chicago) 33 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL

Too often, there is a significant aspect of workplace diversity that is constantly overlooked: generational diversity. It’s time to become an expert on this increasingly popular and compelling topic! Our Generational Differences in the Nonprofit Sector workshop is the perfect place to get started. Presented by Shannon Deamer, Managing Director of Careers In Nonprofits in […]

$90

How the Pros Succeed in Getting Donors and Clients to Yes

Lisle/Naperville Hilton 3003 W. Corporate Drive, Lisle

Closing charitable gifts can often prove challenging for not-for-profits and professional advisors, even when the donor/client possesses the capacity to make the gift and a passion for the opportunity being considered.  Myriad barriers, both practical and emotional can arise.  As such, understanding when and how to leverage technical expertise and emotional intelligence to address these […]

$30 – $45