Forefront and Illinois Nonprofits to Rally for 3rd Annual Statewide Giving Day, #ILGive, on #GivingTuesday

On November 29th, 2016, Illinois nonprofits will kick off their 3rd annual Giving Day, #ILGive, occurring in tandem with the nationwide #GivingTuesday campaign.

#ILGive was established by Forefront, a statewide membership association dedicated to supporting nonprofits throughout the state of Illinois.  This year marks Illinois’ first year using a single Giving Day platform for all nonprofits participating in the day.

Hundreds of Illinois nonprofits will participate in this year’s #ILGive Day of Giving, where they’ll promote their missions and collect donations through the official #ILGive website,, powered by  

#ILGive is a day dedicated to bringing “nonprofits, families, businesses, and students from around the world together to celebrate generosity and to give”.  With an overarching goal of $9 million and 7 thousand new donors, #ILGive 2016 is looking to be Illinois’ most triumphant Giving Day yet.   

This 24-hour giving event will begin at midnight and end at 11:59 PM on #GivingTuesday, November 29th, 2016.   

Visit to register your 501c(3) nonprofit or Community Foundation fund today and to donate funds to your favorite local causes. Use #ILGive and #GivingTuesday as the hashtags in your social media.

About Forefront:  Forefront is Illinois' state membership association of nonprofits, grantmakers, advisors, social enterprises, and other social good organizations. Forefront works to build a vibrant social impact sector for all the people of Illinois. |

About GiveGab:  GiveGab is the nonprofit giving platform that works with community foundations, nonprofit leaders, universities, and others to launch inspiring and successful Days of Giving, while also providing nonprofits throughout the country a year-round online fundraising and supporter engagement tool.  Learn more about GiveGab by visiting

Source: Forefront


Categories: Non Profit, Philanthropy, Fund Raising

Tags: GivingTuesday, Illinois Giving Day, Nonprofit Fundraising, Philanthropy

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