Leadership Foundations

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A Force for Good

Goodcity, in partnership with the Chicago Police Department, will soon continue with the A Force For Good program; A Chicago Police Department Program more »


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 to quality productions and education outreach, we make theater something that the community gathers over. Members of more »


360 Sports Academy

Providing overall excellence in girls sports and building confidence in girl athletes, both on and off the court. Girls develop elite skills in their respective sports, in addition to leadership, teamwork, discipline, and time management, that applies throughout their lives. more »


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  


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 institutions and community and health more »


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


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 Side www.fathersforthefuture.org

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


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 more »


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



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


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