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Programs &
City of Chicago

As a City of Chicago Neighborhood Business Development Center, we are a local resource for your business.  We provide the following services and resources:


 Business Development Services

  • Assist with business licenses and public way use  permit(s)

  • Navigate with city government issues

  • Assist with Business Plan and Business Development Training, Marketing and Contract Assistance

  • Product, Service and Workforce Development

  • Assist with re-opening guidelines and navigating support during COVID

  • Referral resources for businesses

Capital Specialist

  • Provide support, counseling, coaching assistance, mentorship, credit building coaching, technical assistance and credit counseling opportunities to entrepreneurs.

  • We provide assistance to start-up and existing businesses requiring access to capital.

Business Resources

  • Business Development Workshop Series

  • Let’s Talk Business Workshops

  • Access to Capital

  • Loan Application Assistance

  • Zoning Assistance

  • Procurement Services

  • Business to Business Networking

  • Business Consultations

  • Business Mentoring:  Starting a New Business

  • Special Events and Business Promotions

  • Façade Rebate Programs

  • Financial & Credit Counseling/Assistance

  • Notary Public


Click link below for additional resources provided by the City of Chicago

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