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MasterClass Now Available to Northwest Illinois Nonprofit Organizations

The Foundation for Northwest Illinois (FNWIL) has proudly partnered with MasterClass, offering no-cost annual memberships to their educational platform to nonprofit organizations throughout Northwest Illinois. FNWIL recently received a grant from...

Nonprofit Leadership Event | Friday, OCT 13

Plan to attend THRIVE: Nonprofit Leadership Symposium at the Stephenson County Farm Bureau in Freeport. This full-day event is designed for nonprofit executives and board members. Sessions will empower leaders in areas including strategic planning, development via...

Welcome to the Nonprofit Alliance

The Northwest Illinois Nonprofit Alliance exists to strengthen nonprofit organizations in our region. A variety of opportunities and resources are made available to Alliance members that will assist them to grow and sustain their organization and fulfill their mission. A strong nonprofit sector is core to a thriving community as each one seeks to meet needs, often with very limited resources.

Why Should You Join?

We are a membership organization led by team of staff and volunteers representing the range and diversity of nonprofits in northwest Illinois. Together, we raise public awareness of your worth and your work, activating donors and community partners while strengthening numerous networks. Together, we raise the profile of the nonprofits as invaluable partners for the public and private sectors.


About Us

Our Mission: Empowering nonprofits to develop solutions that help northwest Illinois communities thrive.

Our Vision: An improved quality of life for everyone.

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