Our Programs

 
 

FISCAL SPONSORSHIP

Fiscal Sponsorship is a cost effective way for individuals to implement new programs, start new organizations, and test new ideas under Goodcity's charitable organization status. 

 

fiscal sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship offers entrepreneurs Goodcity's 501(c)3 status while also providing them Accounting and Bookkeeping services, which means you focus on the important stuff.

office hours

Office Hours are offered bi-monthly to all clients wanting more hands-on assistance with financial planning and organizational strategy. 

events & training

All clients will receive exclusive discounted access to Goodcity events & training to further capacity development for you and your organization.

CONSULTING

Additional consulting in Strategic Planning, Fundraising & Development, and Management are also offered at a discounted rate.

 

 

FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Fiscal Management includes Accounting and Bookkeeping services, which frees you up to focus on spreading your mission and vision. 

OFFICE HOURS

Every other week, Goodcity offers office hours with our staff, which is an opportunity for you to come in and discuss financials and strategy.

Events & training

Goodcity will offer you exclusive discounted access to Goodcity events & training to further your own personal development as an entrepreneur.

CONSULTING

You will also have access to additional consulting in Strategic Planning, Fundraising & Development, and Management at a discounted rate.

FISCAL MANAGEMENT

Goodcity offers its' clients top-notch back office services that allow entrepreneurs to focus on growing their organization while we take care of the day-to-day office work.

 
 

 

TRAINING

Goodcity offers its entrepreneurs exceptional training opportunities that are catered to their specific needs. 

For more information on how to sign up for these events, please subscribe below. 

big idea simulator

Bringing ideas to life, entrepreneurs will be guided through a one-day intensive workshop where they will learn how to create a successful plan of action.

big idea grants

After the Big Idea Simulator, attendees can submit a grant application and two-minute video pitch for an opportunity to be awarded a grant ranging from $250-500 to put their ideas into action. 

future of funding

Goodcity President, Jimmy Lee, will be walking entrepreneurs through a funding strategy session where they will learn how to better communicate with their donor base. 

co-labs

Co-Labs are a four part series of labs where Goodcity will bring in experts to share about Fundraising, Strategic Planning, Finance/Budget, and Management.

challenge grants

Established entrepreneurs can partake in the Challenge Grant series where they will pitch their ideas to a panel of potential donors for a chance to raise additional funding to grow their organizations. 

lunch n learns

Every other month, Goodcity partners with experts in the city to host Lunch N Learns for the community to discuss best practices and strategies for entrepreneurs in Chicago. 

 

 

EVENTS

One of Goodcity's greatest assets is its' network of exceptional individuals motivated in making a difference in Chicago. Because of this, we host a series of events each year to bring these individuals together as we grow and learn together. 

For more information on how to sign up for these events, please subscribe below. 

STORIES & SOUNDS

Every year, Goodcity hosts an event that brings together our entrepreneurs and partners as we tell the stories of our entrepreneurs and the success they've found. 

LEADERSHIP LUNCHEON

In the Fall, Goodcity hosts the Leadership Luncheon where we bring in notable key-note speakers to share about their successes and failures in their careers.

GIVING TUESDAY

On Giving Tuesday, Goodcity focuses its' attention on telling the stories of our entrepreneurs across the city as we fundraise for support in our mission.