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Think about that old set of china stacked in the back of your cabinet. It’s pretty dusty and you might not even remember what it looks like but we’re positive you have a steady emotional attachment to it. Dishes are tough to get rid of because they may have been…

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Published March 26th, 2015 by

In the cold nights of this long winter we suggest settling in with a nice hot cup of tea, thick fuzzy blanket and a book that pulls you in until the wee hours of the morning until the fire stops crackling. There are a few roundups of excellent book recommendations…

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Published March 12th, 2015 by

How can music be used to create social change? Let’s jam to some new tunes and find out!

Music2Life: Music2Life designs music-based, social-change experiences that inspire people to act. Music2Life began as a national social-change songwriting contest that has since grown into a nonprofit creative production group. They seek to…

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This week we welcome a special guest post from Kerrin Smith at Catchafire! Catchafire is just beginning to expand to Chicago and we’re so excited for them to launch. Your non-profit can apply to win a free 6-month membership — check it out!

What do you visualize when you…

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Published February 12th, 2015 by

In the mood for something new and fresh for dinner? Try one of these new restaurants in Chicago that work to provide sustainable, local fare for their hungry customers.

uncommon ground: Uncommon Ground is host to the nation’s first certified organic rooftop farm.  They annual grow a diverse range of…

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Published November 20th, 2014 by


Non-profits are always looking for ways to build capacity and increase their outcomes.  As organizations grow and expand they may need to increase their staff, find volunteers or get help with building a website or with fundraising. Below are a few resources that can be helpful for non-profits.


Foundation Directory:…

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Published November 10th, 2014 by

In-Kind Donations 101: A Guide to In-Kind Donations

Ever heard of an in-kind donation? Have excess items laying around that you no longer use? Looking for a way to help others in need? This guide to in-kind donations will provide you with what you need to know and how they can…

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Published August 22nd, 2014 by