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Building A Movement: Strengthening the Nonprofit Sector Through Advocacy and Action

Eric Weinheimer, President and CEO, Donors Forum

Eric Weinheimer, President and CEO of the Donors Forum, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, July 13, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.  Nonprofit "U" is an online forum where nonprofit stakeholders can discuss the latest developments in the sector and increase their capacity to serve their clients and build sustainable communities. Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development is the host. The show will stream live from  The archived podcast will be available on BlogTalkRadio and Stitcher.

Weinheimer will cover ways nonprofit organizations can work to strengthen the sector through policy, advocacy and action. There will be opportunities for listeners to call in with questions and participate in live chats. Nonprofit professionals and community stakeholders are especially encouraged to call in and share their stories. The live call in number is (347) 884-8121.

When Eric Weinheimer accepted the President and CEO position at Donors Forum, he says, his friend, Kate Maehr, President and CEO of the Greater Chicago Food Depository, gave him a simple and clear directive: "Create a movement.”

If ever there was a time for a movement in the nonprofit sector, the time is now. Under Weinheimer’s leadership, Donors Forum is eager to lead this movement, and works with all of its members – foundations, providers, advisors, corporations, and the government sector - and engaging other social purpose organizations to build healthier, safer, and richer communities in Illinois.

Keywords: BlogTalkRadio, Capacity Building, Donors Forum, Eric Weinheimer, Nonprofit "U", Organizational Development, Policy and Advocacy, Stitcher, Valerie F. Leonard

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