Grantee Profile

Donors Forum

Grants to Donors Forum

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 2 years)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — The Donors Forum, founded in 1974 in Chicago, is a membership organization that serves as an information resource on philanthropy in the Chicago area, providing fundraising information to nonprofits, professional development for grantmakers and grant seekers, and opportunities for grantmakers with common interests to meet and discuss their work. It also serves as a public policy resource and advocate for the philanthropic sector. This grant consolidates membership dues, sponsorship of events, and general operating support.

  • $307,500Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $225,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of work throughout Illinois (over three years).

  • $30,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Chicago Global Donors Network (over three years).

  • $35,000Active Strategy

    2006 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of a collaborative research study on individual giving in Illinois.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $45,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Chicago Global Donors Network (over three years).

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    None

    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS — In support of the Preserving the Public Trust Task Force (over 18 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Donors Forum $1,392,500 between 2003 and 2014.

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