Come learn more about Sunshine Enterprises and the work we do. We find and recruit aspiring and new entrepreneurs in order to train and equip them for success.
Through the Community Business Academy, we teach not only business principles such as finance, marketing, and accounting; we also work with marketplace coaches and trainers--experts in their fields--matching them with local entrepreneurs to develop sustainable growth strategies that lead to revenue and increased sales.
Our goal is growing businesses in struggling communities to create better economic opportunity. Come find out how to apply.
More than Basic Business Training:
Sunshine Enterprises takes a comphresenive approach to helping business grow and become sustainable. We focus on entrepreneurs in low-income communities seeking to start or grow a business. All those accepted into the program receive a $3,000 grant to cover tuition costs. Our program offers the following:
- Small Business Lab – a unique environment where you gain hands-on experience in running a business under real world conditions.
- Exclusive networking opportunities with some of Chicago’s top business and industry leaders.
- Small Business Support Team – a group of specialists that serve as volunteer staff, providing assistance with key business strategies, such as:
- effective marketing
- accounting and finance
- legal issues