Presented by the Arts & Business Council of Chicago, Think & Do Tanks are part of the 77 communities initiative, a realignment of resources to prioritize supporting creative organizations in divested communities. These half-day business consulting events and resource hubs meet artists-entrepreneurs and organization where they are--in community!
Think & Do tanks are open to all and invite walk-ins!
Consultations require advance registration
For more information or to register visit bit.ly/thinkanddotanks
What Happens at a Think & Do Tank?
Participants engage Business Volunteers for the Arts--skilled Chicagoans, consultants, and subject matter expert in area of business planning, strategic planning, board governance, marketing, communication, human resources, accounting and more!
All Think & Do Tanks include community area-specific activities, networking, and a welcoming space for dialogue. AB&C Staff will also be on-site to offer advice, provide referrals, and assist in service provider navigation.
One Hour, in person consulting sessions are available with advanced registration. During their time together, participants tackle the pressing issues, organizational challenges and burning questions that may be preventing them from growing their creative enterprise. Expect to walk away with actionable advice, concrete recommendation, and the essential knowledge needed to get things done!
Who Should Attend?
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Think & Do Tank with Arts & Business Council at Calumet
Chicago Park District
- Chicago-area artists, creatives, culture-makers, and artist-entrepreneurs;
- Arts, cultural and creative organizations; and
- Community groups, collectives, residents, organizers and change agents!