After being in business for a while, it’s time to think about how to scale your business. A4G is our more advanced, 4-month program that helps you take a close look at five areas of your business: management, operations, sales, financials, and marketing.

The course material is taught by industry experts, and you will learn alongside a tight-knit group of fellow founders. Like G2M, all cohort participants are paired with mentors who provide additional support and insight.

A4G is often the next step for G2M graduates (but G2M is not required), and is a great fit for businesses further along in their growth.

Our A4G program is offered once a year at our office, Wednesdays from 9:00am-2:00pm.



Jamhal Johnson, Owner of Moor's Beer

Jamhal is a graduate of the G2M (Go to Market) program. He is the owner of Moor’s Beer and his product is in over 275 locations throughout Chicago. Moor’s Beer pays homage to the rich untold history of African ancestry and the “Original Craftsmen” that made it happen. Here’s what he had to say about his experience in the program:

“The GFA experience was very gratifying. What I learned during our work sessions and assignments I applied immediately to my business. Most of all, I enjoyed connecting with the other entrepreneurs and mentors in the program."

Genesis Bencivenga, Co-Founder/CEO of Lorenzo’s Frozen Pudding

Genesis is a graduate of Good Food Accelerator’s G2M (Go to Market) program. Lorenzo’s Frozen Pudding creates a gourmet, locally-sourced frozen pudding with various flavors, including but not limited to the Original Southern-Style Banana Pudding, Hawaiian Pineapple Pudding, and a Strawberry Pudding named Schnooka’s Strawberry Pudding. There are currently 13 flavors available. Here’s what she had to say about her experience in the program:

“GFC provided me with a mentor that has become an integral part of my life as a friend and within my business!”

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