WBEZ | The Standard Club of Chicago http://www.wbez.org/venues/standard-club-chicago Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Engage 2013: Real Talk About Real Costs http://www.wbez.org/engage-2013-real-talk-about-real-costs-105506 <p><p>There is a myth about nonprofits and how the percentage of their overhead, or administrative costs, reflects how effective they are. Many donors, and even grantmakers and the nonprofits themselves, believe that the lower the percentage, the more effective the nonprofit. But effectiveness has much more to do with the actual impact upon people and communities. On March 12, 2013, Donors Forum, a statewide association of funders, nonprofits, and advisors, will tackle this topic -- including the funding nonprofits need in order to be effective -- through an event titled Real Talk About Real Costs.</p><p>Learn more about this event <a href="http://www.donorsforum.org/realcosts">here.</a></p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 11:48:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/engage-2013-real-talk-about-real-costs-105506 Executive Service Corps of Chicago Celebrate Champions for Good http://www.wbez.org/executive-service-corps-chicago-celebrate-champions-good-102717 <p><p>The Executive Service Corps of Chicago&nbsp;<em>Celebration of Service </em>is a luncheon tribute to more than 300 outstanding volunteers who are helping Chicago area nonprofits so that they can continue to serve the people and communities who rely on them each day.&nbsp; &nbsp;This ESC Celebration luncheon brings together all who value the good work that nonprofits perform for the place we call home and the people who live here and throws a Chicago spotlight on the mighty impact of our volunteers in the nonprofit community.&nbsp; Keynote speaker will be Torey Malatia, President &amp; CEO of Chicago Public Media, WBEZ-FM.</p><p>Such support ensures the vitality and cultural vibrancy of this city. &nbsp;</p><p>Come to the Celebration of Service because you believe in the importance of giving back to the community in a meaningful and lasting way. Bring your friends and help us showcase the good work that nonprofits do and the service that ESC makes available to help them survive, adapt and thrive on behalf of those in need. If you cannot attend Celebration, consider showing your support by <a href="http://weblink.donorperfect.com/donate_to_esc">making a contribution</a>.&nbsp;</p></p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:39:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/executive-service-corps-chicago-celebrate-champions-good-102717