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    WELCOME TO CITYTHINK.
    a strategic impact investment firm

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    OUR FIRM SPECIALIZES IN BREAKTHROUGH SOLUTIONS DESIGNED FOR AMERICA’S MOST VULNERABLE CITIZENS.

  • WE GENERATE OPPORTUNITIES AND ACCELERATE POSSIBILITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO BE GREAT.

Our Approach

CityThink specializes in teaching the crafts of service leadership, financial literacy, and social entrepreneurship to urban youth. Learn more about us.

  • Service Leadership

    The best leader amongst us is the one that leads in service to others. We encourage our youth to build confidence in their abilities, conviction in their beliefs, sincerity in their actions, and to give compassionately without expecting anything in return.

  • Financial Literacy

    One’s capacity to improve their quality of life depends upon their knowledge to make money and skills to manage it. We empower our youth with the requisite knowledge and skill set to get their financial life on a track towards success.

  • Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurs identify problems, avail resources, and seize opportunities for a sustainable positive impact. We inspire our youth to think of innovative and entrepreneurial solutions to the city’s most pressing social problems.

“THE BEST LEADER AMONGST US IS ONE THAT LEADS IN SERVICE TO OTHERS.

 

Think Academy

At THINK Academy, we have the distinct opportunity to service young people during some of the greatest identity formation phases of their life. Collectively, we strive to shift paradigms for young people to manifest greatness in all facets of life.

  • The Greatest School of Thought

    At Think Academy, our students learn about the way they think. We foster elements of thought, cultivate collecting thinking, develop tools of thought, and promote the...

  • Our Curriculum

    Our curriculum is designed by a small brain trust of educators from top institutions, such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Columbia, Northwestern, Brown, and University of...

  • Students

      CityThink is determined to help our students’ achieve their full potential and build a brighter future. We recognize the structural disparities our...

  • Mentors

      CityThink’s community-based approach connects talented college students and skilled young professionals with opportunities to make a positive difference in the...

 

“GIVE A MAN A FISH, YOU FEED HIM FOR A DAY. TEACH A MAN TO FISH, AND YOU FEED HIM FOR A LIFETIME.”

THE GREATEST INSPIRATION

CityThink, a strategic impact investment firm, specializes in breakthrough solutions designed to save the lives and preserve the dignity of America's most vulnerable citizens. Our prolific work generates opportunities and accelerate possibilities for young people to thrive in life's greatness.

“SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IDENTIFY RESOURCES WHERE PEOPLE ONLY SEE PROBLEMS.”

The Greatest Innovation

CityThink advances the craft, field, and practice of social entrepreneurship in Urban America. CityThink intends to spark a national movement to restore and redesign America’s cities through social entrepreneurship. Our prolific work seeks to create human capital, build economic empowerment, grow environmental sustainability, and spark social innovation in cities across the nation.

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    Our Story

    Louisville is the birthplace and home base of the greatest sportsman of all time, Muhammad Ali. As...

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    The Design

    The Firm allows educators the freedom to focus solely on the education processes of our user, while...

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    Point of View

    THINK Academy manifests greatness in all facets of life and serves as the focal point of community...

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    Theory of Change

    To stay afloat / to survive: Step 1: Alleviate the vulnerability of young people to...

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    Our Approach

    THE X FACTOR At CityThink, we believe social entrepreneurship is the means to inspire urban youth...

 

WE SHIFT PARADIGMS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE TO MANIFEST GREATNESS IN ALL FACETS OF LIFE.

Become a Member

Support CityThink's mission to alleviate the impoverished state of mind by joining one of the programs below and becoming a member today.

  • Ruby

    $5
    per month

    Support training and

    stipend for a

    CityThink Mentor

  • Emerald

    $30
    per month

    Sponsor a current

    Think Academy Student

    and ensure a lasting

    peer mentorship

  • Sapphire

    $300
    per month

    Sponsor an extensive

    10-month long

    Service Fellowship

    for a CityThink alum

  • Diamond

    $500
    per month

    Sponsor an innovative

    Social Enterprise

    that addresses our city’s

    most pressing problems

BE IN TOUCH.

 
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