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Making nonprofits successful in today's marketplace is what we do especially well, better than most. How is "success" defined? The answers appear in the words and pictures of ESC clients featured in the latest report from ESC.

In 2014, ESC worked with 134 clients in 158 engagements:...

ESC President & CEO Pam Wilcox has accepted Illinois Comptroller Leslie Geissler Munger's invitation to join the Illinois Nonprofit Advisory Council. The Council was initiated by former Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka and has been re-energized by Comptroller Munger's decision to begin a...

ESC teamed up with the Siragusa Foundation to deliver two interactive workshops for Siragusa Foundation Grantees. The Siragusa Foundation's Grantee Education Sessions, Why Preparation is Key to Successful Leadership Transitions, were successfully presented in June to address the key components...

Michelle T. Boone, Commissioner of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, thanked ESC for its recent participation in the revamped Creative Chicago EXPO, now called Lake FX. Over 11,000 people participated this year.

"Your knowledge, expertise and advice elevated...

Bill Cosper, ESC Vice President, Institutional Relations since 2006, left this position to join Donors Forum as Vice President, Development & Communications, effective June 1. We thank him for all he has done over the past eight years and a half years to establish and maintain critical...

  The Clare Gold Coast Retirement Living Nestled within Chicago's Gold Coast neighborhood you will find The Clare, a continuing care retirement community and valued sponsor of ESC's 2015 Celebration of Service. With the motto, "Reinvent Your Retirement", it seems fitting that residents of The...

ESC's Celebration of Service on April 21, drew more than 200 ESC members and guests, corporate and nonprofit leaders and others who care about the work we do in the nonprofit sector. ESC recognized the hours of service and extraordinary efforts of Ellard Pfaelzer, Jean Broom, Marcia Lazar and...

ESC has accepted an engagement with Illinois Joining Forces (IJF), a new central resource for Illinois veterans and their families that was created last August after enabling legislation was signed by former Governor Pat Quinn. This new entity is designed to centralize the "sea of goodwill"...

  Since 1967, Lake County Cares has encouraged volunteerism by offering volunteer opportunities for Lake County residents to make a difference in communities throughout Lake County. ESC congratulates Joe Ross for being honored with the 2015 I Care Award for his extraordinary contributions to...

The first month or two of each year is a time to clear the decks for activity of the coming year. ESC performs this annual ritual with gusto in its development of new and updated plans as well as in the physical cleaning and clearing of office space. This year, we found something very special as...

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