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This is the application form for Sunshine Enterprises' Community Business Academy (CBA). It is important that you answer all of the questions. Please do not leave any blank! Please allow 30 minutes to complete it.

If you need help with completing the application or have questions, please call (312) 868-0040 ext. 203 or email:

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Contact Information

Emergency Contact

In the case of an emergency, who should we contact? (providing this is optional)

About You

Specifically for land restoration businesses located on the South Side of Chicago.

Please Indicate Your Class Preferences


The following questions are asked so that we can provide the best possible services and for our internal purposes only. Our mission covers services to traditionally marginalized groups so we ask these questions to ensure we are reaching certain populations. However please note your eligibility to take part in the program is NOT effected by your responses to ANY of these questions.

Demographics 1

Date of Birth

Demographics 2

Do you identify yourself as a member of any of the following groups?
Our mission includes helping people from these groups.

Demographics 3

SELF - Income Last Month 

If you do not have any income in any given category, please enter 0 (zero). However, a dollar amount (minimum $1) must be entered in at least one category to process your application.


Cover Monthly Expense

SELF - Income Last Year

If you do not have any income in any given category, please enter 0 (zero). However, a dollar amount (minimum $1) must be entered in at least one category to process your application.



If you selected YES above you can apply for financial assistance. To be considered for financial assistance, you MUST provide the following income documentation via email to
  • Proof of Current Personal Income
  • Proof of Current Household Income
Income verification documents can include: W2, Payroll Stub, Benefit Letter/Documentation, Unemployment Documentation, Proof of Disability Payments or Personal Affidavit.

If you are awarded financial assistance, the amount will be stated in your acceptance email.

If you selected NO above, your registration fee is $175, $250 or $325 and will be stated in your acceptance email.

If you are accepted into the Community Business Academy, you will be notified by email and are required to pay a $25 deposit (applied to the registration fee), to reserve your spot.

The balance of the registration fee must be paid before or on the first day of class.

If you are unable to make the complete registration fee payment, you are required to email a payment plan to

The registration fee must be completely paid by the 6th week of class.

Business Information

Business Details

Business Employees

Self Salary

Describe Your Business/Business Idea



    • You will be able to attend every class for the time slot chosen
    • You will arrive on time for each class
    • You are able to attend for the entire length of the class
    • You will complete and submit all take-home assignments
    • You will pay the Materials & Registration Fee, in full, on the first day of class*
    • You agree to participate in follow-up surveys conducted by Sunshine Enterprises for the next 5 years

    All Services and Documents are provided by Sunshine Enterprises, Inc. on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any express or implied warranties, representations, or guarantees of any kind, including, but not limited to, any of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or non-infringement, or arising from course of dealing, trade, or performance.

    Neither Sunshine Enterprises. nor its employees or shareholders (the “Sunshine Enterprises Parties”) shall be liable for any special, indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages, even in the event of the foreseeability or advisement of such damages to or the negligence of the Sunshine Enterprises. Parties, or in the event of a failure of essential purpose and regardless of the theory of liability. In no event shall Sunshine Enterprises' liability to Client, even for direct damages, exceed $100. Client must bring any claim against the Sunshine Enterprises. Parties within one (1) year of the event giving rise to Client’s cause of action, and failure to do so nullifies the claim.

    I understand that I am receiving subsidized services from Sunshine Enterprises. and that if I accept admission into The Community Business Academy, I will pay a Materials & Registration fee of $175, $250 or $325, depending on my household income level. I will bring this Fee in full on the first day of class. Upon attending a minimum of one class of The Community Business Academy, this fee is non-refundable.

    I give Sunshine Enterprises. permission to release my personal and business information to its funding sources. I also give Sunshine Enterprises. permission to use my personal and business information for program management and research purposes. I understand that the use of this information by Sunshine Enterprises will be limited to funding sources and research, unless otherwise required by law or to protect Sunshine Enterprises' business interests. I agree to release any claims I may have against Sunshine Enterprises and its employees arising out of or related to the release of personal and business information as provided in this authorization.
    All of the application information is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that submitting this application does not guarantee acceptance into The Community Business Academy.

    I give permission to Sunshine Enterprises and its subsidiaries, (collectively, “Sunshine Enterprises”), to use my likeness, alone or with others, by means of photograph, video or other medium chosen by Sunshine Enterprises for use in promotional materials or publicity. I understand my likeness may appear in internal publications, promotional audio/visual presentations, or external publicity, including, without limitation, use on Sunshine Enterprises' website or its periodic newsletters or annual report.
    I agree that I shall have no right to (i) pre-approve Sunshine Enterprises' use of my likeness as described above, (ii) claim compensation for Sunshine Enterprises' use of my likeness as described above, and (iii) make any claims based on Sunshine Enterprises' use or discontinuance of use of my likeness as described above, including any claims for libel, defamation or invasion of privacy. I agree that Sunshine Enterprises shall own all images taken by it or its representatives.
    I understand that if my image appears on Sunshine Enterprises' website, it may be viewed and downloaded by any computer. I waive any claims against Sunshine Enterprises and agree not to hold Sunshine Enterprises responsible for use of my image by a third party.
    I have the right to contract in my own name. I have read this agreement and I fully understand it. This permission shall be binding on me and my heirs, legal representatives and assigns.

    Sunshine Enterprises does not discriminate against any person based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.