To learn more about our resources, attend a free workshop, which includes an orientation to the Library.
Feel free to bring a laptop and to stop by the Library after the workshop ends. Please note that advance registration is required.
The Eleanor Petersen Resource Collection
The Foundation Center Collection of the Forefront Library is dedicated to Eleanor Petersen, founding President of Forefront, originally known as the Donors Forum of Chicago, in recognition of her deep commitment to the partnership between Chicago's donor community and vital, nonprofit sector, both of which are served through this library.
The Valerie S. Lies Family Philanthropy Collection
In June 2007 the Family Philanthropy Collection of the Forefront Library was dedicated to Valerie S. Lies, President and CEO of Forefront, 1987 - 2014, in recognition of twenty years of outstanding leadership.