Mission Driven / Not-For-Profit

Fort Dearborn Partners has assisted not-for-profit and mission driven organizations in addressing the difficult financial and operational issues they encounter due to economic cycles and funding changes, and understands the unique challenges they face. We bring management, financial, and strategic planning expertise, which helps Management weather difficult financial times in order to stabilize their organization's operation in the short term, so it can quickly get back to focusing on its long-term mission delivery.

Many of our clients operate in the healthcare, social services and education sectors as well as municipally funded recreational facilities and related services. Beyond assisting them as clients, Fort Dearborn’s professionals offer their free time to several not-for profits in capacities ranging from volunteer to board member.

Highlighted Engagements

$125M
Revenue

federally qualified health care organization

$70M
Revenue

real estate development arm of foundation

$30M
Revenue

international medical society designed to advance patient outcomes

$15M
Revenue

Catholic, college prep high school

$14M
Revenue

Roman Catholic private high school

$12M
Revenue

holistic emotional and behavioral health services

$11M
Revenue

health club, camps, early childhood education & after school programs

$10M
Revenue

Private high school

$10M
Revenue

accredited provider of behavior-changing therapeutic day schooling for children ages 3 to 21

$9M
Revenue

Private high school

$7M
Revenue

non-profit social services corporation

$7M
Revenue

not-for-profit museum dedicated to early learning

$5M
Revenue

housing development and sub-prime lender

$2M
Revenue

Thrift stores and social services

Experienced Professionals

FDP News

Dec - 21

Fort Dearborn Partners advises Foodservice Provider

Fort Dearborn Partners, Inc. served as the exclusive financial advisor to an Illinois-based foodservice provider and refinanced $17,500,000 of debt.

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Jul - 21

Brian Hartford joins Fort Dearborn Partners

Fort Dearborn Partners is pleased to announce that Brian Hartford has joined the firm as a Senior Director.

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May - 21

Fort Dearborn Advises Kanaflex Corporation, USA

Kanaflex Corporation USA (“Kanaflex” or the “Company”) is an industrial hose manufacturer with operations in Vernon Hills (IL), Compton (CA), and... Read More