Our Partners:
Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt LLC is founding sponsor of the DLC. Other sponsors of the DLC include the following the following:

Alumni Partner Organizations

DLC members come from a diverse group of non-profit organizations, from small, local social service groups to international non-governmental organizations. The wide array of organizations that have been represented in DLC programs include:

  • AIDS Foundation of Chicago
  • Alice Sabl
  • Benedictine University
  • CARE
  • Chicago History Museum
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater
  • Chicago State University
  • Columbia College Chicago
  • Crossroads Fund
  • Delta Institute
  • DePaul University
  • Driscoll Catholic High School
  • Grenzenbach Glier & Associates
  • Himmelfarb Group
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium
  • LatzBruni Partners, LLC
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Lipman Hearne
  • LLoyd A. Fry Foundation
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • National Museum of Mexican Art
  • National-Louis University
  • North Park University
  • Northwestern University
  • Openlands
  • Polk Brothers Foundation
  • Purdue University Calumet
  • Ravinia Festival
  • Roosevelt University
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • The Chicago Lighthouse
  • The Museum of Science and Industry
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • The Newberry Library
  • The University of Chicago
  • Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt LLC
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Program Host Partners

Many generous organizations have hosted DLC fellows sessions over the years. The hosts give formal presentations and share informal advice about working in the fundraising arena and the nonprofit community in general. The DLC would like to thank all of its Program Partners, past and present, including:

  • Arie and Ida Crown Memorial
  • Burke Warren MacKay & Serritella
  • Campbell & Company
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Crossroads Fund
  • Donors Forum of Chicago
  • Field Foundation of Illinois
  • Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
  • Himmelfarb Group
  • Lipman Hearne
  • Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Michael Reese Health Trust
  • North Park University
  • Peoples Energy
  • Polk Bros. Foundation
  • Robert R. McCormick Tribune Foundation
  • Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt LLC
  • The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust
  • The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • The Spencer Foundation
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • Washington Square Health Foundation
  • Witt/Kiefer