Nonprofit Resources DuPage


Serving our Community

DuPage is home to many nonprofit organizations, serving our community in a variety of ways: from supporting local artists and training professionals, to providing critical human services.

Nonprofits also provide good jobs for our workforce, employing more than 11,000 people with an average annual salary of $54,826.

Want to support nonprofits in DuPage? Individuals and businesses can find ways to help at Giving DuPage’s website.

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Industry Overview

Industry Sub-Sector Employment
Religious Organizations 7,301
Business Associations 1,368
Professional Organizations 1,124
Civic & Social Organizations 904
Human Rights Organizations 325
Voluntary Health Organizations 173
Other Social Advocacy Organizations 102
Environment, Conservation and Wildlife Organizations 65
Other Grantmaking and Giving Services 32
Political Organizations 16


Nonprofit Resources

Giving DuPage promotes giving and volunteerism in DuPage County. They inspire and inform businesses, civic groups and individuals in DuPage County to share their resources of time, money, goods and services with non-profits, serving the needs of county residents. They also assist non-profits in increasing their capacities to raise funds and utilize volunteers.

To learn more about Giving DuPage click here.

The College of DuPage’s Philanthropy Collection supports the information needs of nonprofit organizations located in DuPage County. They provide patrons with free public access to grant-maker directories, books on fundraising and nonprofit management and several philanthropic databases.

To learn more about the College of DuPage Philanthropy Collection click here. 

DAVA is dedicated to promoting excellence in volunteer programs by encouraging and enhancing professional development in volunteer administration through education, networking and mutual support.

To learn more about the DuPage Association of Volunteer Administration click here. 

As DuPage County’s leading conduit for charitable giving, DuPage Foundation provides personalized charitable services for community-minded philanthropists, strategic grantmaking through their Community Needs Grant Program and initiatives, and assistance to not-for-profits in building and administering their own endowments.

To learn more about the DuPage Foundation click here.

The West Suburban Philanthropic Network is dedicated to advancing philanthropy. They provide the opportunity for development professionals to join their peers and continually develop their skills. Their vibrant community and compelling programs empower and inspire members to contribute at a higher level to their nonprofit organization’s success.

To learn more about the West Suburban Philanthropic Network click here.