Female Strong / YEA! Chicago Program Partnerships 2021 – 2022

Where Girls Can See What They Can Be

 

At Female Strong, we LOVE win/win program partnerships and are committed to putting on high level quality programs and events for girls virtually or in person.  We serve middle and high school girls predominately in Chicagoland, but with our virtual programming options we been able to expand the footprint that we serve. 

We are including some program partnership opportunities, but if you are not finding one that resonates with you, please reach out to our CEO, Jody LaVoie at jlavoie@femalestrong.org and together we can explore the right opportunity.

We do this by building confidence and teaching GRIT!!

Sponsorship Programs

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Young Entrepreneur’s Academy (YEA!) Chicago

Partnership levels at $50K and $25K for the overall YEA! Program

This 24-week program assists girls in building a business culminating in an Investor Panel where they have an opportunity to receive seed funding.  It is held from October – April each year. Annually, we award @$10K to our girls to launch their businesses. We want to be able to expand this program to serve even more girls, especially those in underserved neighborhoods in Chicago. Click here for more information.

YEA! CEO Roundtable

$5K

This 24-week program assists girls in building a business culminating in an Investor Panel where they have an opportunity to receive seed funding.  It is held from October – April each year. Annually, we award @$10K to our girls to launch their businesses. We want to be able to expand this program to serve even more girls, especially those in underserved neighborhoods in Chicago. Click here for more information.

Next CEO Roundtable to be held February 2022.

 

YEA! Investor Panel

$10K

This is our premier YEA! event representing the culmination of our YEA! program and brings esteemed business leaders as our “Sharks” on the panel.  This event brings @ 125 attendees. Click here for more information.

Next Investor Panel to be held March 8, 2022.

Thank you to our 2021 Investor Panel Sponsors!

YEA! Sponsor a Student

$2.5K

This covers all of the costs associated with educating one of our girls for the program.

Business Blast

$2.5K, $1K

In this program, girls continue to expand their businesses with custom curated curriculum, mentorship and accountability. Click here for more information.

2021 & 2022 – Held twice annually – June and January

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IDEA Camp

$10K, $5K, $2.5K, $1K

This is a program open to middle school girls who want to spark their curiosity, build their confidence and soar. The 2021 program will be virtual. Click here for more information.

Idea Camp 2021 – July 12 – 16

Book Groups

$1K

Our virtual book groups have been a hit.  With interactive discussion surrounding topics that are all based on instilling confidence, entrepreneurship, social enterprise and girls just rocking it!!  These groups have @ 25 attendees. Click here for more information.

Summer 2021. Two book groups starting June 21 and July 28

Summer 2022. Two book groups starting June and July

Interested in a customized sponsorship package? Contact us below to discuss the ways your business can work with Female Strong to empower girls.

Thank you to our current Donors:

NAWBO Chicago PAC

Stout Development Services Inc.

Bill Bass Foundation

Thank you to our current in Kind Contributors:

Your Donation Makes A Difference

If you would like to be invoiced for your program partnership, please feel free to reach out to our CEO, Jody LaVoie at jlavoie@femalestrong.org.

Female Strong is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization with Federal Tax ID #:  46-4996043