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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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Funders Panel – WSPN

Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital 26W171 Roosevelt Rd, Wheaton, IL

Join WSPN for a panel of area funders who will tell us about their foundations in general and their grant programs in particular. What burning questions do you need answered regarding grants and foundations? This program will be highly interactive in nature and encourage open dialogue between panelists and attendees. Learn first-hand from the experts how […]

Free for Members

Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo- Women’s Business Development Center

UIC Forum 725 W. Roosevelt Rd., Chicago, IL

Now more than ever, early childhood education entrepreneurs are seeking professional development opportunities to stay ahead in the ever-changing business environment and to gain real-world strategies for their enterprises. The Early Childhood Education Entrepreneurship Expo (ECE3) offers state-of-the-art and industry-specific business guidance and resources through inspiring general sessions, dynamic workshops, and a robust exhibit hall. […]


2016 Conference on Volunteering and Service

Cobo Center 1 Washington Blvd. , Detroit, MI

Conference Dates Monday, June 27 - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 The 2016 Conference on Volunteering and Service, the largest service-related convening of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders in the world. As the 2016 Conference Host City, Detroit is a shining example of how social innovation, cross-sector collaboration and citizen engagement can drive change. What […]

$375 – $800

Identify and Activate Your Best Brand Advocacy Assets

This month, BRAD FITCH from the CONGRESSIONAL MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION and Blackbaud’s own Rachel Simon will discuss how to IDENTIFY AND ACTIVATE YOUR BEST ADVOCACY ASSETS. You’ll learn how to: •Identify the advocacy pressure points of your congressional target •Develop a map of potential allies who can apply that pressure •Create a plan to mobilize those […]

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 […]


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 [...]

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