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Our Story

Get to Know Us

The Ideal Candidate NFP is the non-for-profit arm of The Ideal Candidate and fosters Black and Latinx leadership through free educational workforce training and professional development. It's mission is to improve outcomes for neglected communities & diversifying industries through a free and educational workforce training and placement program in the Chicagoland area. By 2025, Ideal Candidate plans to impact the lives of 1 million Black and Latino youth through its programming.

“One thing that's memorable about the program was the financial literacy."

Stephany Flores, The Ideal Candidate & Business Analyst Intern

Our Programs


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Ideal Career Champions

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

The Ideal Candidate curriculum was created by the nations leading subject matter experts. Ideal Career Champions help in a variety of ways including: curriculum development, mentoring, panel discussions, fundraising, coordinating fieldtrips, & coordinating corporate partner introductions.

Ideal Career Champions

Executive Board of Directors

The Team Behind The Impact

The Executive Board of Directors are the visonaries behind The Ideal Candidate NFP's impact and outcomes. This small group of passionate leaders are the secret sauce behind our success as an impact organization.

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