2017 Chicago Cause Winners

On behalf of Chicago Cause, we want to thank everyone that applied this year. The work you do for our community is extraordinary and we are eternally grateful.


We are excited to announce the 2017 Chicago Cause winners:

Animal House Shelter – A new website (design + development) from Orbit Media Studios, valued at $20,000

The Kids Equipment Network (TKEN) – A new website (design + development) from Orbit Media Studios, valued at $20,000

Casa Central – Digital marketing strategy, including Google AdWords, SEO and content plans from Digital Third Coast, valued at $15,000.

Big Shoulders – Social media and digital marketing audit with ready-to-implement recommendations, custom execution training and consulting from Lightspan Digital, valued at $12,000.

Holiday Heros was awarded consulting services from Lightspan Digital.

Chicago Parks Foundation – PR Consulting from Flannigan Communicaitons, valued at $5,000.

Grand Total = $72,000


What is Chicago Cause?

Chicago Cause is a philanthropic partnership between Orbit Media, Digital Third Coast, Lightspan Digital and Flanigan Communications.

Together we’ve donated over $385,000 in marketing services, including web design, digital marketing, SEO, content marketing and public relations 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!


How do I follow Chicago Cause?

Follow us on Twitter (hashtag #chicagocause) and Facebook. Feel free to ask us questions or join us in discussing how Chicago organizations can come together to strengthen our city’s communities.


Who are the previous Chicago Cause winners?

View the list of Chicago Cause winners from past years and please feel free to share their stories!

Previous Chicago Cause Winners
Leave No Veteran Behind
Leave No Veteran Behind
Rape Victim Advocates
Rape Victim Advocates
Inspiration Corporation
Inspiration Corporation