DPD and SomerCor will host a webinar for businesses about the unique LaSalle Street Reimagined SBIF program. The City of Chicago launched the LaSalle Street Reimagined Initiative in September 2022 to reposition LaSalle as a residential, dining and entertainment, and tourism and cultural center. To support this vision, the Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) is […]
Via the Department of Planning and Development The Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) provides grant funding for permanent building improvements and repairs across the city. Offered by the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) to tenants and owners of industrial and commercial properties, SBIF grants are funded by Tax Increment Financing (TIF) revenues in designated TIF districts citywide. Program […]
The Uptown Business Center (UBC) supports new and existing business owners and entrepreneurs within the north region boundary of Lincoln Park to Rogers Park and the Chicago River to Lake Shore Drive. Whether you’re in the idea stage of your business or a long-standing business owner, the UBC provides a suite of free business services! Sign […]
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is officially accepting applications for the Back to Business (B2B) COVID-19 grant relief program. If your small business or organization is still grappling with the impacts of the pandemic in the restaurant, hotel, and arts industries, you could be eligible to receive relief funding. Awards provided to […]
via Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection: Today, the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP), along with the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD), launched the nomination period for the Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Driver Award. The award recognizes Chicago taxicab drivers who provide premier customer service to riders with disabilities. […]
Recently, the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) announced the grantees of the BACP Neighborhood Business Development Centers (NBDC) grant program. Participants of the $3.3 million NBDC program will deliver highly specialized business programs and services that help entrepreneurs start, and business owners grow or sustain their small businesses, as well as assist their program peers […]
Preschool at St. Philip is now enrolling for the 23/24 school year. Check out our website for more information. www.stphiliplutheran.com
The City of Chicago’s next Nonprofit Readiness Summit is on Thursday, March 9th ((9:00 – 12:00 noon). This half-day virtual session will support community-based organizations and service providers to become more aware of and better positioned to apply for grants and contracts funded by Chicago Recovery Plan and other economic recovery funding streams. To sign up, go to […]
The 40th Ward has put together a virtual community meeting on March 24th at 10am for the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection and concerned neighbors to meet to discuss issues we’ve heard around Cafe Mimoza, and come up with resolutions. Join the meeting by clicking on this Webex link.
The 40th Ward has put together a virtual community meeting on March 14th at 10am for the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection and concerned neighbors to meet to discuss issues we’ve heard around Sandunga Bar, and come up with resolutions. Join the meeting by clicking on this Webex link.
See below for information from the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection: Today, the Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) announced its National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) outreach and education efforts and reinforced its commitment to inform consumers of their rights and risks in the marketplace. This year, NCPW is observed […]
The City of Chicago’s Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP)’s free expo will kick-off with a breakfast networking hour and offer resources from nonprofit and government agencies, workshops, and a keynote address by Chrishon Lampley, founder of Love Cork Screw, an award-winning wine brand. Now in their 15th year, the BACP Small Business Expos are […]