Posts tagged "the Alford Group"

Exploring Alternative Revenue Streams

The State of Illinois has a $15 billion deficit that includes $8 billion owed to vendors (many of which are nonprofits!). It is a tough situation that is crippling Illinois human service agencies. We know diversifying our funding mix is critical to long-term stability, but there are many different approaches and options. Determining the right fit for your organization... Read more »

Tips Straight from Foundation Leaders

Want to hear a few tips from foundation funders?   Read on… Leah Bradford, Program Officer, The Chicago Community Trust; Steve Solomon, President, Exelon Foundation; and Diana Spencer, Executive Director, William G. McGowan Charitable Fund  – gave remarks at a funders’ panel led by Jimmie Alford, Founder, The Alford Group, on the concluding day of the Axelson Center’s “BootCamp... Read more »