A Profile of Dr. Rami Nashashibi, Executive Director of IMAN

Dr. Rami Nashashibi founded Inner-City Muslim Action Network in Chicago in 1997. From college soccer player to a PhD in Sociology, click here to read the New York Times’ profile of Dr. Nashashibi and his interfaith work building bridges between American Muslims and African-Americans on the south side of Chicago.     Read more »

LVEJO seeks solution for contaminated waterways

In the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago, contaminated waterways are a significant human health concern.  Antonio R. Lopez, executive director for Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO), speaks out regarding possible solutions and partnerships. Read more here. Read more »

Grantee Resource: The top 5 reasons a nonprofit struggles financially

The majority of nonprofits struggle to bring money in the door. And they often don’t know why. When you are on the inside of an organization that is used to doing things a certain way it can be nearly impossible to see new opportunities, to understand what you could do differently. There can be many […] Read more »

Grantee Resource: Financial Leadership

The following article, published in 2011, is still relevant today. An Executive Director’s Guide to Financial Leadership Written by Kate Barr and Jeanne Bell There is an important distinction between financial management and financial leadership. Financial management is the collecting of financial data, production of financial reports, and solution of near-term financial issues. Financial leadership, […] Read more »