We had a great summer at BOC, and we hope you did, too! Part of that fun was welcoming several new members for summer 2018, including: ANA-Illinois, Chicago Children's Theatre, Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago, Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training/Chicago ROAR, National Association [...]
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BOC Executive Director Linda Zager has co-authored some valuable new research we wanted to share. Creating a Culture of Cost Optimization: Incorporating cost optimization into your business strategy on an organization-wide scale provides strategic steps your organization can take to facilitate a culture [...]
Our member list has topped 100! BOC was thrilled to welcome the following new members for spring 2018: After School Matters, Executive Service Corps, Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, Employers Health, Esperanza Community Services, Illinois Action for Children, LVEJO, Mount Carmel High School, Renaissance Social [...]
A merger of two non-profit organizations can be both a lengthy and challenging process. By hedging funding shortfalls and addressing budgetary challenges, however, your organization can ultimately find that pooling resources and combining efforts can help you secure additional funding. Linda Zager [...]
Throw open the windows and get ready for spring cleaning! Whether your organization owns your office building or leases space, everyone can benefit from this quick checklist of products and processes to examine as the weather warms up. Keep your employees safe [...]
Our member list continues to grow! BOC was thrilled to add the following new members in winter 2017/18: Cabrini Green Legal Aid, Chicago Food Policy Action Council, Employers Health, Esperanza Community Services, Illinois Action for Children, Marian Catholic, St. Martin de Porres [...]
When we say the words "budgeting season," do you instinctively flinch a little? Maybe you get a sinking feeling in the pit or your stomach? It doesn't have to be that way - BOC is here to help! Recently, Linda Zager and [...]
Our members list continues to grow! BOC was thrilled to add the following new members in summer 2017: Aspiritech, Associated Colleges of Illinois, Bethany for Children and Families, Chicago Cares, Chicago International Charter School, Chicago Metropolitan Battered Women's Network, Heartland Health Outreach, HRDI, [...]
"Membership has its benefits." The Back Office Cooperative was recently profiled by Crain's Chicago Business in "A nonprofit that saves other nonprofits real money". Check out the article on their website and read the full interview with BOC's Executive Director Linda Zager, with commentary [...]
Our Member Appreciation Event brought out nearly 40 members, vendors, and colleagues for an evening of networking at Plante Moran's beautiful cafe. We want to thank them for the space, as well as thank Proven IT for sponsoring the night. I also [...]