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



Mail Chimp


Google for NFPs

SCORE Chicago

Fractured Atlas

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

Donors Forum

Illinois NonProfit Principles and Best Practices
free booklet or pdf

Blue Avocado

Wild Apricot

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.