The Center will be open to the community and offer workshops, courses, screenings, scholar resources and opportunities to network with industry professionals, and they want as much of this as possible to be free.
Sisters In Cinema was recently awarded one of the first Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund matching grants. While, they applied for $65,000, they were awarded $98,500 - the maximum for which they qualified. In order receive those funds they have to match that grant and raise and additional $98,500.
Get a group of friends, colleagues, or fellow film lovers together and launch your own campaign on behalf of Sisters In Cinema. If your team reaches your goal, you will receive a few special rewards and prizes from us and a lifetime of gratitude!
Rules/Regulations: - Must have a minimum of 3 members per team - Must have a minimum fundraising goal of $1000- Must appoint one team members as primary representative and main point of contact - Must use GoFundMe Charity as your fundraising platform
Rewards (Upon Completion of Goal): - Limited Edition Sisters In Cinema T-Shirts (Up to 5 T-shirt-s per Team) - Social Media Shout Outs - Personalized Thank-You letter from Yvonne Welbon - Lifetime basic Sisters in Cinema Membership- Your Name on a “Thank You” Plaque dedication to be displayed in our Media Center