A New Youth Environmental Education Program
The Out Our Front Door Organization has been selected as a finalist for the Delta Emerging Leaders BOOST Grant.
Join us as we present our new youth program, who we are, and where we are going on stage in front of a live audience against 4 other finalists for a chance to seed our early organizational growth on Tuesday November 14th at Chop Shop in Wicker Park! Housed in a 100-year-old former auto body shop, the Chop Shop is Chicago’s only sustainable butcher + deli + restaurant + bar with a 6,000 square foot event space and concert venue.
A LIVE PITCH FEST.
BOOST IS A LIVE, CROWD-FUNDED PITCH FEST IN SUPPORT OF ENERGY, ECOSYSTEM, AND WASTE INNOVATIONS IN CHICAGO.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
"Social Entrepreneurs with unique and innovative projects apply to pitch their concepts to a live audience at the BOOST event. Audience members vote with their ticket contributions to determine the winning innovators. Winners split the BOOST grant - funds raised by the Delta Emerging Leaders - as well as the night's ticket sales to fund their business projects. Last year, BOOST grants totaled $4,500 to each of the two winners." -Delta Emerging Leaders
This community-driven approach to financing social ventures overcomes a funding barrier for local entrepreneurs and engages hundreds of people to directly invest in the future of Chicago.
For A Sustainable & Diverse Ecological Future.
Out Our Front Door is creating a biking and nature community for Chicago and the Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area. These BOOST funds will go directly into the launch of our new Youth Program which will engage and educate Chicago youth in
Come to know who we are and where we are going. We think about about the art of travel. We think about a simple device called a bicycle, a mode of transportation for exploration and adventure, to see a perspective outside our own no matter how far or small the journey.
INTERESTED & SUPPORTIVE PARTNERS
GAME CHANGERS. DREAMERS. LEADERS.
We are looking to build this community. We are looking for people with diverse skill sets to join the team and contribute to the community and for the next generation. We ask you to join our efforts and lets create something new together.
WHERE WILL YOUR BIKE TAKE YOU?
Join us for this special evening to help launch the Out Our Front Door Organization to the next level and to help boost these orginal programs. Become apart of this inspiring movement, not just for this generation but for the next as well.
Let's talk. Let's discuss ideas. Let's shape the future. Featuring YOU the Community, OOFD Vice President Glenn Schneider, OOFD President Andrew St. Paul and the team If you ever wanted to know what the Out Our Front Door Organization is all about then this is the event to attend.
One ticket includes two drinks, light meal, and your VOTE for boosting original and sustainable thinking for Chicago.
CREATE. LEARN. INNOVATE.
Full event details down below:
The 6th Annual Boost Grant
Tue, November 14, 2017
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CST
LOCATION The Chop Shop Wicker Park
2033 West North Avenue Chicago, IL 60647 View Map
SAVE THE DATE: Facebook Event
On Street Parking Available | Near Blue Line Damen Train Stop
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"To immerse , educate, preserve & advance the history, culture, trails and native habitats of the Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area"