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DREAM. DARE. DO. Learn, share, exchange, and network with us in Chicago on March 14-15, 2017.Learn more about the symposium
Champion bold ideas
Fresh voices. Big Dreams.
Engage with a diverse group of speakers who are changing the face and shape of philanthropy.Meet our speaker Trista
DREAMabout improving the world
DAREto take risks and accelerate change
DOwork that improves the world
Add your voice to the conversation
What is Civil Society?
“Civil society is the sphere of institutions, organizations and individuals located between the family, the state and the market in which people associate voluntarily to advance common interest.”
--Helmut K. Anheier, Civil Society: Measurement and Policy Dialogue
I felt empowered to step outside my boundaries to make positive change in moving our mission forward.2014 symposium attendee