About the Organization
Forefront, a 501(c)3 organization, is Illinois’ statewide association representing both grantmakers and operating nonprofits, as well as their advisors and allies. Its mission is to build a vibrant social impact sector for all people of Illinois, providing education, advocacy, and thought leadership, as well as facilitating networking and collective action.
About the Position
Forefront is seeking a visionary, passionate, and strategic leader as its next President and Chief Executive Officer.
In partnership with the Board of Directors, the President and CEO shapes the organization’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. The ideal new President and CEO will have an entrepreneurial spirit, attitude, and approach that actively seeks out change and innovation. The President and CEO should have the ability to build strategic coalitions, participate in complex collaborations, and creatively envision opportunities for the organization to lead during this unique moment in time.