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Artfully Gifted Foundation
The Artfully Gifted Foundation is a business incubator for youth with disabilities that administers start-up funds to young entrepreneurs with disabilities.
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Youth Connection Charter High School
The Youth Connection Charter High School serves former dropout youth from the Chicago area. The school has 19 small school sites; several will implement the Entrepreneurship Curriculum to support students interested in developing business plans for small businesses.
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Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education-Roosevelt
The Illinois Center for Rehabilitation and Education-Roosevelt supports youth with severe disabilities who are pursuing a high school education. Our partnership allows interested youth to participate in entrepreneurship training. Participating students will develop a business plan, with the opportunity to obtain funds to pilot their ideas.
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Illinois Department of Human Services
The Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) is the state’s lead agency serving individuals with disabilities. DRS works in partnership with people with disabilities and their families to help them make informed choices to achieve full community participation through employment, education and independent living.