Project:NOW’s Dale Godboldo Joins Les Brown, Mario Lopez, Kevin Harrington & Randy Jackson at 2019’s City Summit & Gala

Featuring over 80 speakers, investors, and business leaders, The Annual City Summit & Gala has made the first announcements of 2019’s line-up!


Our own founder Dale Godboldo will join Randy Jackson and Mario Lopez at 2019’s Annual City Summit – a world-class socially conscious business acceleration experience helping entrepreneurs learn, grow, and thrive… so they are best positioned to give and make a meaningful impact in their communities.

City Gala 2018 Legacy Honoree, James Dentley, will pass the torch to 2019’s Legacy Honoree, Les Brown, and Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington will share how he continues to invest, innovate, and create prosperity in his own life. founder Jeff Hoffman returns to City Summit to share how he built a billion dollar brand, and we couldn’t be more excited to see INROADS‘ CEO Forest Harper on stage, who we were proud to support at the INROADS GALA earlier this year! This year’s events are emceed by Lynn Rose and moderated by Greg Reid.

The City Summit now features a one-hour VCFastPitch. This is a Shark Tank style presentation, whereby entrepreneurs get a chance to pitch their business live in front of accredited/active investors. Be sure to register directly for VC FastPith right HERE, as it fills up fast. If your business is looking for funding, you definitely don’t want to miss this opportunity.

There will be many more updates and huge announcements coming soon, including details on this year’s City Gala 2019 benefitting extraordinary non-profits working to meet global grand challenges. Project:NOW was a proud beneficiary of last year’s gala featuring Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, Ashton Kutcher, Tai Lopez, and Jack Canfield (author of Chicken Soup For The Soul and Success Principles).

2019’s City Gala will support Global Unity Foundation‘s year-round programming, with co-beneficiaries including Selah Freedom, Journey’s Dream, United Intentions, Giving Hart, Rock Against Trafficking, Tucker Teens & Tots, and From Orphan To CEO. You can also support its beneficiaries through Charity Stars’ online auction. BID NOW on once-in-a-lifetime VIP experiences!!

Get your early bird tickets now, and stay at City’s host hotel. You must book your hotel room using their ticketing link HERE. Check out their incredible line-up so far by clicking ‘Tickets’ on, and grab your Early Bird admission available for a limited time only. There will be more exciting announcements coming soon, so stay tuned, and hope to see you Oscars weekend!

Project:NOW Makes Donation to INROADS at 2018 Benefit Gala

Project:NOW and City Gala were proud to present a check to INROADS, Inc. during last week’s #INROADSBenefitGala in support of their outstanding programs dedicated to increasing diversity in corporate America through training and internships.

INROADS is the leader in this space, impacting the lives of over 154,000 youth; has over 28 offices serving nearly 2,000 interns at over 200 companies; and has over 28,000 alumni worldwide who have benefitted from its programs over its almost 50 years of operating.

The Gala was sponsored by Procter and Gambleand the Mistress of Ceremonies was veteran actress, Ion Overman (Madea Goes To Jail, The L Word). Honorees of the evening included INROADS alumni Caleb Tacuri, PwC’s Tim Rice, Google’s Darryl Willis, and The Will And Jada Smith Family Foundation, among other leaders in the community.

Project:NOW’s donation was made through Project:NOW co-founder, The Arthur Wylie Entrepreneurship And Leadership Fund (AWELF), and was derived from a commitment of $1.2 million raised for the Project:NOW initiative during a year-long fundraising campaign with City Gala.

We couldn’t be more excited to share that through AWELF, we have committed to expanding our support of INROADS over the years to come!

CONGRATS on an extraordinary evening, INROADS, we look forward to working with you to build brighter futures for young people around the world!

Check out a sneak-peak of the evening below!


Recap Video of Project:NOW’s 2018 Fundraiser > CITY SUMMIT & GALA 2018!

THANK YOU to honorees MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY and Make-A-Wish founder FRANK SHANKWITZ, and our featured speakers ASHTON KUTCHER, JACK CANFIELD (Chicken Soup For The Soul), NOEL LEE (CEO, Monster), JEFF HOFFMAN (Founder,, and entrepreneur TAI LOPEZ for supporting us at 2018’s CITY SUMMIT & GALA! And a VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU to Executive Producer RYAN LONG for this amazing and impactful weekend!!


For much, MUCH more, be sure to check out the BLOG POST from Project:NOW’s founder, Dale Godboldo:


Oscar winner MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY announced as Honoree/Speaker at Project:NOW Fundraiser

Matthew McConaughey to Receive 2018 Inspiration Honoree Award at Third Annual CITY GALA | Entertainment Tonight (Exclusive)

FEBRUARY 26, 2018 – Matthew McConaughey will be named the 2018 Inspiration Honoree for his work with charitable foundation just keep livin at the Third Annual City Gala on Sunday.

The 48-year-old Oscar winner will also be the guest speaker at the glitzy event at Universal Studios Hollywood, California, where celebrities and philanthropists will also enjoy a poker tournament and live auction. | ET

McConaughey joins investor/actor ASHTON KUTCHER at City’s weekend of events, who will be speaking at the City Summit – a business acceleration experience featuring some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs and speakers.

Benefiting charities include Project:NOW – Taking urgent action to educate our youth.

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