What is Chicago Cause?

Chicago Cause began as a philanthropic partnership between Orbit Media, Digital Third Coast and Lightspan Digital.

Together we’ve donated over $530,000 in marketing services, including web design, digital marketing, SEO and content strategy to local Chicago nonprofits.

Through this cause, we strive to strengthen and serve Chicago nonprofits so that they can continue to do great things in the city we love!


What are the Chicago Cause Prizes?

Several Chicago nonprofits will be selected to win one or more of the following donations:

  • Website design + development (including content entry), digital strategy consulting, and Google Analytics setup and review from Orbit Media Studios, valued at $30,000.
  • Digital marketing strategy, which may include SEO, content and paid media strategies from Digital Third Coast, valued at $20,000.
  • Social media and digital marketing audit with ready-to-implement recommendations, custom execution training and consulting, OR influencer marketing toolkit, which includes guides and essential tools, checklists and templates to build unique, intentional, analytics-driven influencer marketing programs. Plus, custom execution training and consulting from Lightspan Digital, valued at $6,000.
Grand total = $62,000

Is my organization a fit?

Your organization is a fit if you:

  • are in the Chicagoland area (Chicago + suburbs)
  • are a nonprofit
  • demonstrate financial need for web and marketing services to serve a philanthropic cause
  • have a desire to improve the Chicago community

How do I apply?

All you need to do is read the terms and conditions and then fill out this form by December 7, 2020. Winners will be announced on December 11, 2020.

Apply now →

Is your organization a fit?

If you are a Chicago nonprofit apply below. Let’s continue to make Chicago a better place together.

Apply now →