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Giving In Illinois: 2019 Report

Annual report produced by Forefront and Foundation Center.

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Giving in Illinois 2019

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Every year, Forefront partners with Candid to produce the Giving in Illinois report. Giving in Illinois reveals the scope and giving priorities of the Illinois foundation community and tracks trends. This free report includes data from 3,899 Illinois funders whose giving alone totaled $3.5 billion, and highlights the state’s top 10 corporate, private, and community foundations. In the report you will find in-depth information on:

  • 5,235 active Illinois funding institutions with $44.1 billion in assets.
  • The record-level $5.1 billion in Illinois foundation giving in 2017.
  • The top Illinois funding priorities: Education and Health.
  • The $1.3 billion in giving by non-Illinois foundations to Illinois recipients.