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FNF Awards More Than $250,000 in New Grants


First Nonprofit Foundation awarded more than $280,000 in new grants in March, bringing our total giving to date to more than $1.57 million. The awards include: $100,000 to Aspire of Illinois to redesign its Career Training…

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Going National: How One Nonprofit Is Expanding Its Reach


For most nonprofits, the need for services is always one step ahead of capacity, which eventually forces the questions: How far should you take your program? Where do you draw the line on services? The Power Packs Project (PPP),…

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Do Nonprofit Leaders Need to Get Out More? Maybe.


For some nonprofit leaders, being able to talk candidly about the challenges their organizations face with someone who really understands is a rare pleasure. For every leader, it’s an invaluable opportunity. That’s…

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Invite Your Fans to Join in on #GivingTuesday


The season of giving is upon us, but as usual, it is quickly shaping up into the season of shopping, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday taking up the big post-Thanksgiving time slots. Thanks to #GivingTuesday, holiday…

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First Nonprofit Surpasses $1.25 Million in Awards


$1.25 Million Awarded to Grant Applicants First Nonprofit Foundation recently reached a major milestone in our history with grant awards surpassing $1.25 million. We’re excited to see FNF funds driving so many worthwhile…

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