Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations

The Council on Foundations is a membership organization providing a wide variety of services primarily for endowed, grantmaking organizations throughout the United States and in foreign countries. The purposes of the Council are exclusively charitable and educational and are aimed at promoting, encouraging and enhancing the public good through private giving. SICF is a member of the Council on Foundations.

Forefront is a statewide membership association for nonprofits, philanthropy, public agencies, advisors, and its allies. It provides education, advocacy, thought leadership, and project management to attract investment to the sector, develop top talent, improve systems and policies, and build organizational capacity.

Guidestar is the leading source of information on US nonprofits. A searchable database of more than 1.5 million IRS-recognized nonprofit organizations.

The Planned Giving Design Center is a national network of geographically hosted websites dedicated to enhancing philanthropy by providing educational, design and implementation resources related to charitable gift planning to members of the legal, tax, financial, and gift planning communities.

Transfer of Wealth Study