Fundraisers Forum: Is Fundraising Taxing You?

Date(s) - 02/06/19
9:00 am - 10:30 am


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Fundraisers Forum is a free professional development and network-building series for everyone involved in securing contributions for Chicago-area Jewish organizations. The series’ topics are equally relevant for CEOs, new fundraisers, and everyone in between.

  • Hear experts on philanthropy and fundraising
  • Find out the latest trends and practices
  • Meet and network with your peers from other organizations
  • Master new ways to raise funds for your organization


Coffee and networking at 9 am | Program from 9:30-10:30 am
Free but advance reservations required by January 30.

Get a Handle on Tax Advantages
We often associate tax savings and charitable-giving plans with major givers and experienced donors. But in fact, these tools are available to donors large and small and young and old. Learn from estate attorney Lindsey Paige Markus about the key tax concepts you can use to guide donors toward giving that is advantageous for their finances and the community. Discover how strategic philanthropy can be used to engage givers and leverage gifts, both now and for the future.

Get a Grip on Your Own Fundraising Frustrations
Is being a fundraiser taxing you personally and professionally? Hear from fundraising guru Rachel Sternberg on how to survive and thrive.

The Center for Jewish Leadership is supported by a generous grant from the Crown Family. Spertus Institute is a partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community.