Chicago Cause 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Chicago Cause winners!


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 $475,000 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!


Chicago Cause winners

Several Chicago nonprofits have been selected to win the following donations:

  • Connections for Abused Women and Children (CAWC) has been selected to win website design + development (including content entry), digital strategy consulting, and Google Analytics setup and review from Orbit Media Studios, valued at $30,000.
  • The Friendship Center has been selected to win digital marketing strategy, including Google AdWords, SEO and content plans from Digital Third Coast, valued at $15,000.
  • Recovery on water (ROW) has been selected to win social media and digital marketing audit with ready-to-implement recommendations, custom execution training and consulting from Lightspan Digital, valued at $12,000.
  • Chirp Radio has been selected to win PR Consulting from Flanigan Communications, valued at $5,000.

Grand Total = $62,000


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!