As promised, here are the links for all of the organizations that I mentioned in my talk today at Creative Chicago Expo at the Chicago Cultural Center.
If I’ve missed any or you have a follow up question, please post a comment, thanks!
And, I’d love to give this speech again for other organizations, if you recommend it, I’d really appreciate it if you posted that in the comments as well! Thanks! ~Elaine
Loyola School of Law Business Clinic
The Law Project
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Lawyers for the Creative Arts
Google for NFPs
Surviving the Board of Directors
Partners for Sacred Places – Chicago
Art in Sacred Spaces has some amazing articles and resources for sale:
Chicago Spaces, League of Chicago Theaters
Illinois NonProfit Principles and Best Practices
free booklet or pdf
The arts organizations that I talked about are: Tsukasa Taiko, Spudnik Press, Winifred Haun and Dancers, The Chicago Metal Arts Guild and Barrel of Monkeys.
Update: 3.5.2013 Here’s some bonus material, not in the speech.
Over on my blog, All Things Metal Clay, I have a post that explains how I use basecamp (personally):
And here’s the link to the guide that I mentioned at CyberDriveIllinois, the website of the secretary of state:
It’s a comprehensive and helpful guide.
elaine- your presentation at the expo was excellent! and thank you so much for posting all the links. you were the only presenter who offered that option! which let me listen rather than scribbling furiously in my notebook…
one question- you talked about one of the legal resources that you used that assigned a graduate student to you-was that loyola or ?
Hi, thanks so much for your feedback! I really appreciate it!
Yes, at both Loyola School of Law and DePaul’s TIP Clinic, you work with a law student who works closely with their professor.
Your presentation was great. Thank you for being organized and staying on track it’s hard to find that. My question was what was the title of the book you mentioned?
Thanks so much! The book is how to form a not for profit corporation from NOLO. Here’s a link: