The Future of Philanthropy in Chicagoland

The Executive Service Corps of Chicago (ESC) brought together a panel of nonprofit industry leaders to discuss the future of philanthropy in Chicagoland. The mission of the ESC is to make nonprofits successful. ESC provides consulting and coaching to hundreds of nonprofit and governmental organizations each year.

 

The discussion was facilitated by ESC Consultant Dave Gugel. The panelists included: Audrey Thomas, CEO, Deborah’s Place, Brenda Swartz, President & CEO, Concordia Place, Irene Frye, President, Retirement Research Foundation, Karen Matts, Global Development Manager, Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT), Kathy Busey Kielar, Vice President Development, WTTW/WFMT, Rich Lalley, Development Director, Project Warm, and Vicki Clarke, Ph.D., Philanthropic Advisor and former VP of Philanthropy & Development for Heifer International. Thank you to these expert panelists for sharing their expertise.

 

A video of this presentation is available for free. Please excuse a couple of brief technical difficulties. This is an important discussion on a critical issue for our community. Special thanks to ESC’s Professional Development Committee (Tim Thompson, Eleanor Hamilton, Dave Gugel, and Rachelle Jervis) for organizing this event. Thank you to ESC consultant Dr. Thom Parrott-Sheffer for filming it.


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The mission of the Executive Service Corps of Chicago (ESC) is to make nonprofits successful. ESC provides consulting and coaching to hundreds of nonprofit and governmental organizations each year.

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