The US has over 1.3 million nonprofit organizations nationwide and nearly 48,000 of them are in the Chicago metropolitan area. These organizations provide a variety of services that benefit members of a community in different ways. Some of Chicago’s largest nonprofits include: Lions Club … [Read more...] about Why Are Nonprofit Organizations Important In Chicago, IL?
Planned gifts can be an important part of your fundraising. To help organizations understand planned giving we have begun posting recent PowerPoint presentations to our website. We gave two presentations earlier this month. One was on gifts of tangible personal property (before the Chicago Council … [Read more...] about New Planned Giving Resources For Illinois Nonprofits On Our Website
When a nonprofit is doing any kind of fundraising in Chicago (or the state of Illinois), there are certain regulations that it must follow. One of those is registering with the Illinois Attorney General's Charitable Trust and Solicitations Bureau. An organization that does not register can face … [Read more...] about Exemptions To Nonprofit Fundraising Registration In Chicago
The role of nonprofits has always been to generate social change that helps steer us to a better world. While many nonprofits start with compelling goals and a can-do attitude, it’s usually not enough to keep the organization alive. Sure, it takes money, people, and resources to begin a … [Read more...] about Top Reasons Nonprofits Fail In Chicago, IL
The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has had a direct impact on nearly everything and everyone. As businesses suspended operations, millions found themselves unemployed with no idea what to do next. Small businesses, including nonprofits, have been impacted the hardest by the mandated closures. … [Read more...] about Can Non-Profits Benefit From The Paycheck Protection Program Of 2020?