Innovation • Education


No. 20544

JAX Chamber/Duval County Public Schools/Big Brothers BIg Sisters of Northeast Florida

A collaboration helping kids explore careers and develop a business plan. This year's pitch? A student-operated food truck. Come visit!

Funding Goal



Partially fund equipment and startup costs.

About Project

JAX Chamber, Duval County Public Schools and Big Brothers Big Sisters have teamed up to help students experience the world of work through offsite mentoring and the development of a business plan to operate a food truck.

Project Showcase Proposal

Students will help staff the booth and practice their business pitch to attendees.

Project Showcase Requirements

Indoor/Outdoor Est. Dimensions
indoor or outdoor Length: 6' Width: 5' Height: 8'

Project Questions

What city is your project based out of?

Jacksonville, FL

What sets your Project apart from what is currently available?

This collaboration is uniquely focused on academies aligned to our region's targeted industries and includes the mentoring expertise of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida.

Why are you and your team the best people on the planet to handle this project?

Duval County Public Schools is one of the top-performend school districts in Florida among the "Big Seven" urban school districts.
JAX Chamber is one of the largest Chambers of Commerce in the nation with more than 2,000 members.
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the world's largest student mentoring organization.