Get Involved!

How can YOU get involved and help make history for this special day?

Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to participate, a supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, a business or corporate representative who would like to act as a #ILGive sponsor, a board member for a participating nonprofit, or an individual looking to give back through donating or volunteering, there’s a place for everyone to get involved during this !

Nonprofits

To get involved in #ILGive as a participating nonprofit, you must qualify as an organization who is legally able to receive donations (verified through GuideStar) and be registered with the Attorney General's Office in state of Illinois. Search for your organization first to see if you already have an account. If you are new to ILGive, then register here.

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Foundations

Network Leaders are seen as partners for the #ILGive efforts. They are nonprofit "hubs" or connectors in their region or within their service community. We are relying on network leaders to help spread the word about this statewide giving campaign, raising the visibility of our great state's nonprofit sector. Check out our Network Leader Toolkit to see how you can help get your nonprofits involved in #ILGive!

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Businesses & Sponsors

Learn more about becoming a sponsor for #ILGive by contacting Suzy Lee, Director, Strategic Initiatives, Forefront, at slee@myforefront.org.

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Donors

Do you have a hankering to give where you live? There’s lots of giving to be done for #ILGive! Search for a nonprofit to give back to by typing in a specific organization’s name or type (i.e, SPCA or Food Bank) or search the causes you’re most passionate about to see which organizations are working in those areas.

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Fundraisers

Is your favorite nonprofit participating in this year’s #ILGive celebration? Did you know that you can raise funds on their behalf by acting as their #ILGive fundraiser? Creating a fundraising profile is quick, easy, and fun to do! Not to mention, you’ll help increase the incoming donations for your favorite cause, so let’s get started!

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Volunteers

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities associated with #ILGive? Not every participating nonprofit will have these opportunities available, but you can find out easily by visiting their giving profile. Simply search for your desired organization by typing in their name or cause and check out their profile to see if they’re looking for volunteers.

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Board Members

Did you know that there’s a positive correlation between having engaged board members and raising more money for Giving Days? #ILGive makes increased engagement for board members easy by providing a free toolkit of promotional materials, social media graphics, email templates, and more!

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