Alumni and Friends: See you at our Continuing Fellows Event on March 20!

The Development Leadership Consortium Continuing Fellows program provides ongoing opportunities for engagement with fellow DLC alumni and friends in the Chicago development community. Please join us for our next Continuing Fellows event:

The Intersection of Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity: Activism Sparking Philanthropy
Featuring Dr. Na'ilah Nasir, President at the Spencer Foundation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

1700 Theatre At Steppenwolf
1700 North Halsted Street (Covered garage located at 1624 N Halsted for a fee)

  • 5:30pm: Reception and Connections (Wine, beer, soft drinks and light appetizers)
  • 6:15pm: Presentation
  • 6:45pm – 7:30pm: Q&A and Networking

$10 ticket includes admission, wine, and light hors d'oeuvres:

Join us at the DLC Holiday Party on December 13

The DLC is hosting its second annual Holiday Party and Networking Reception on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. It should be a evening full of merriment, and all members of the Chicago development community are invited to attend: current program participants, alumni, and anyone who is interested in learning more about the DLC's programming are welcome to toast as we prepare to close another year.

Here are the details:

  • When: 5:30 - 7 pm on Wednesday, December 13

  • Where: Steppenwolf Front Bar, 1700 North Halsted Street  

  • Tickets: $10 per person, including first drink and appetizers

  • Getting There: Red Line to North and Clybourn; free parking at North Lot

Learn more and purchase tickets here:


DLC Philanthropy Forecast on October 18, 2017

Join us for the DLC Philanthropy Forecast 2017!

Passionate Philanthropy in Unpredictable Waters: Strategies for Thriving Amid State and National Fiscal Challenges”

Wednesday, October 18th

Steppenwolf Theatre

8:30 am - 9:00 am Coffee, pastries & networking 

9:00 am - 10:00 am Forecast Program

Speakers: Robin Steans (Trustee, Steans Family Foundation) and Ric Estrada (CEO, Metropolitan Family Services)