How We Rise

Are We Making A Difference?

This question has been on my mind for a long time, especially in the past few months: How do we (Chicago Rises) know we are making a difference? Measuring success and impact is a universal need, from businesses to nonprofits to people in their daily lives. In some...

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Corporations: A Surprising Leader in Community Impact?

Since the inception of Chicago Rises, we've told the stories of many organizations and people making a difference in the city. A large percentage of those folks naturally are involved in nonprofits. When people think of entities making positive impact in society,...

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Chicago Rises on Founder Stories

Recently we collaborated with the platform Founder Stories to share what we do here at Chicago Rises. It was the first time I remember doing a video interview, so I admit it was a bit awkward at first talking straight into the camera. But I was able to quickly loosen...

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How Chicago Rises is Rising

Hello Chicago! The team has been discussing recently how we can better communicate and engage with our fellow Chicagoans. We want to have an open line of communication going both ways. First, how can we let you know what we're doing to improve Chicago...

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