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Leadership Foundations

Goodcity is a proud member of the Leadership Foundations network. Click here to visit their website for more information.

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Stone Soup Theatre Project

Founded by local actors and directors, Stone Soup Theatre Project offers theater to the communities of North East Chicago. Through exposure more »

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360 Sports Academy

Providing overall excellence in girls sports and building confidence in girl athletes, both on and off the court. Girls develop more »

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Austin Coming Together (ACT)

Building a community development system with the capacity to improve the quality of life for Chicago’s Austin residents. DIRECTOR Rev. Reginald Bachus COMMUNITY SERVED Austin www.austincomingtogether.org  

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Bright Determined Children

BDC-Sports Bright Determined Children Empowering at-risk youth with life skills and support through after-school sports. DIRECTOR Tim Hall COMMUNITY SERVED Garfield Park bdcsports.org

Acts of Faith

Improving health outcomes of African Americans by reducing and eliminating racial health disparities experienced on Chicago’s South Side and beyond. Critical to the process is forming and sustaining partnerships between faith more »

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Elijah’s House Youth Center

Providing life-enhancing and character building programs for at-risk youth on Chicago’s west and south sides. DIRECTOR Venita Williams COMMUNITY SERVED Lawndale & South Side www.elijahshouse.org

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Fathers for the Future

Supporting low to middle income working fathers between the ages of 18 – 30 in building financial capacity and holistic stability as men, fathers and spouses. DIRECTOR J. Michael Carr COMMUNITY SERVED South more »

Heart & Sole Foundation

Through the medium of ballroom dance, cultivating self-respect, creativity, social awareness, teamwork, personal confidence and cultural understanding while providing engaging mental challenges and obvious physical benefits. DIRECTOR Lynzi Scholz COMMUNITY SERVED West Suburbs www.heartsoledance.com  

Helping Our Youth

An educational and charitable fund to provide learning experiences for inner-city minority youth. DIRECTOR Carmelita Frias COMMUNITY SERVED Pilsen

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HHW School for the Performing Arts

Transforming youth’s passion and energy into life skills that serve as a foundation for their development into successful adults. DIRECTOR Jean Hendricks COMMUNITY SERVED South Side www.hhwperforms.org

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I Am We

Dedicated to education, awareness, and collaborative outreach in Chicago’s under-served communities. DIRECTOR Latisha Thomas COMMUNITY SERVED South Side www.iamwecommunity.org

Protiviti Community Scholarship Program

Helping economically disadvantaged students to further their dreams of higher education. DIRECTORS Sharon Lindstrom & Joel Hart COMMUNITY SERVED City-Wide www.protiviti.com

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Shoeheals

Providing new shoes to those in need to help them gain the positive self-image needed to seek opportunities for a better future. New shoes are a practical first step to instilling a more »

Social Venture Partners Chicago

Investing time, expertise and money in innovative nonprofits that have the potential to make meaningful and sustainable improvements within the Chicagoland community. DIRECTOR Thania Panopoulos COMMUNITY SERVED City-Wide www.svpchicago.org

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Urban Threads Studio

Teaching creative problem solving through textile art in a nurturing and community-building environment. CO-FOUNDERS & DIRECTORS Ilona Mestril & Michelle Santoro COMMUNITY SERVED South Side www.urbanthreadsstudio.org

Parent Advocates United for Student Equality (PAUSE)

Parent advocates working on behalf of the Artistic Scholars of Chi Arts and all Artistic Scholars across the City of Chicago, ensuring that the Artistic Scholar has full accessibility to academic, artistic and social equity in education. DIRECTOR Michelle Esfahani more »