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With the Competition for the Chicago Prize Behind Them, South and West Side Community Organizations Keep Doing the WorkWith the Competition for the Chicago Prize Behind Them, South and West Side Community Organizations Keep Doing the Work

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Solutions are not easy, but these projects are at the forefront of the conversation from organizers continuing to do the daily work of building coalitions to shore up power.

WBEZ RESET: The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response FundWBEZ RESET: The Latest On The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust created The Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund to support nonprofits serving many in need.

'Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters' Quality of Life Plan"Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" Quality of Life Plan

About Auburn Gresham—Thanks to the collective works from each of the Auburn Gresham community "Your Voice Matters" Task Forces was used to create the newly updated“ Auburn Gresham: Your Voice Matters" community… Continue

Meet Auburn Gresham - United Way of Metro Chicago Neighborhood NetworkMeet Auburn Gresham - United Way of Metro Chicago Neighborhood Network

The Vision, Local Businesses, Education, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news, Newsletter—United Way Metro Chicago Highlights Auburn Gresham's Neigborhood Network work. That's what's up!

United Way Wins Innovation Award!United Way Wins Innovation Award!

Community Highlights, All news—COVID-19 Response Fund — launched by United Way of Metro Chicago and The Chicago Community Trust in March — wins the “Collaboration Award” at the Chicago Innovation Awards.

COVID-19 Rapid Relief FundCOVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund

HOME—Thank you for your Donation to GAGDC's Community COVID-19 Rapid Relief Fund! The Rapid Relief Fund will support financially burdened individuals and families during this national emergency caused by… Continue

2020 PlayStreets Auburn Gresham2020 PlayStreets Auburn Gresham

Community Events—AUBURN GRESHAM

Pritzker Traubert Foundation announces recipient of the Chicago Prize - Official Press ReleasePritzker Traubert Foundation announces recipient of the Chicago Prize - Official Press Release

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Always Growing, Auburn Gresham has been awarded the first ever Chicago Prize, a $10 million grant competition of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation that sought to invest in collaborative initiatives… Continue

The State of Illinois and Green Era Announce $32M Investment in New Renewable Energy & Urban Farming Campus on Chicago’s South SideThe State of Illinois and Green Era Announce $32M Investment in New Renewable Energy & Urban Farming Campus on Chicago’s South Side

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The State of Illinois and Green Era Announce $32M Investment in New Renewable Energy & Urban Farming Campus on Chicago’s South Side.

AGREEN THUMB’S - UPAGREEN THUMB’S - UP

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—State gives boost to urban farm project that is expected to bring jobs, food, renewable energy to South Side

Chicago Group Given $10 Million For Community Redevelopment In Auburn GreshamChicago Group Given $10 Million For Community Redevelopment In Auburn Gresham

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—The “Always Growing, Auburn Gresham” group received the grant from the Pritzker Traubert Foundation to advance a plan to turn the four-story building into a “Healthy Lifestyle… Continue

Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle HUB Proclaims Hope for a Deserving CommunityAuburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle HUB Proclaims Hope for a Deserving Community

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—In a neighborhood that for generations has been disinvested now comes a financial windfall. "Now we're here proclaiming, yes! There's hope being instilled, there's resources coming," said Carlos… Continue

Auburn Gresham wins $10M to revitalize neighborhood

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham won $10 million to help revitalize parts of the neighborhood

Auburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable FoundationAuburn Gresham Project Wins $10 Million Prize From Charitable Foundation

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The Pritzker Traubert Foundation’s Chicago Prize will help bring a community inclusive of an urban farming campus , a long vacant building anchored by a health center, urban farm to life.

Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!

Local Businesses, Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Auburn Gresham Wins the Inaugural Chicago Prize!

How A COVID-19 ‘Rapid Response Team’ In Chicago Is Working To Fix Decades Of Neglect In Black, Latinx Communities

Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights—The distribution is among several events part of the efforts by Chicago’s Racial Equity Rapid Response Team . Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the creation of the team in early April, which… Continue

Free Reusable Mask Giveaways June 25th!Free Reusable Mask Giveaways June 25th!

Community Events, Business Events—It is proven, Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 by wearing a mask! Medline is partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shielde of IL, YECA and Knowality to distribute free reusable cloth masks to… Continue

Together Now: Chicago’s Fund to Rebuild Our NeighborhoodsTogether Now: Chicago’s Fund to Rebuild Our Neighborhoods

Local Businesses, Business, Housing, Economic Development—In collaboration with the City of Chicago, The Chicago Community Trust and One Chicago Fund have launched the Together Now fund to raise funds from certain Chicago’s philanthropies,… Continue

Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!Auburn Gresham Building Gets New Life to Promote Health!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Can one iconic building along a key commerical cooridor lead the way to improve the health of a neighborhood? Community leaders and organizations in Auburn Gresham are progressing on a transformative… Continue

TONIGHT, 4/22 7PM CT |Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland to host BET COVID-19 Benefit Concert Saving OurselvesTONIGHT, 4/22 7PM CT |Regina Hall, Anthony Anderson, Kelly Rowland to host BET COVID-19 Benefit Concert Saving Ourselves

Auburn Gresham in the News, Education, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news

Coronavirus has hit Chicago's African American communitiesCoronavirus has hit Chicago's African American communities

Community Events—The coronavirus has hit Chicago's African American communities especially hard, and the numbers are staggering. Tonight at 9:30 on FOX 32 News, we examine the issues and solutions for African… Continue

Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Green Era Live on WBEZ RESET Radio Show!Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Green Era Live on WBEZ RESET Radio Show!

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation and Green Era Live on WBEZ RESET Radio Show!

Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALLAuburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

Business Events, Community Events, SSA #32 Meetings, All events, Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival—Auburn Gresham COVID-19 Community VIRTUAL TOWN HALL Join the Office of the Mayor, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corp and Neighborhood Network Partners this Saturday at 10:30am for a VIRTUAL… Continue

Chicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/WestChicago’s New Planning Chief Has Fresh Eyes For INVEST South/West

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Chicago’s new planning commissioner, Maurice Cox, observed something very quickly when he met with community groups across the city. An empty building on West 79th Street, owned by the Greater… Continue

SBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster InformationSBA COVID-19 Economic Injury Disaster Information

Business News—On March 19th the U.S. Small Business Administration approved Governor Pritzker's application for an economic injury declaration due to the coronavirus. Now small businesses across the state of… Continue

Business Education and WorkshopsBusiness Education and Workshops

Neigborhood Business Development Center (NBDC)—This section is for listing the business education and workshops in the Neighborhood and City of Chicago The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers… Continue

INVEST South/WestINVEST South/West

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—INVEST South/West is an unprecedented community improvement initiative from Mayor Lightfoot to marshal the resources of multiple City departments, community organizations and corporate partners… Continue

Network News: Updates from the Chicago Rehab NetworkNetwork News: Updates from the Chicago Rehab Network

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development—Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation staff capacity building is in full effect! The Chicago Rehab Network's real estate development training is highly regarded across the country. Check out… Continue

New Metra station coming to Auburn Gresham neighborhoodNew Metra station coming to Auburn Gresham neighborhood

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—After years of planning, Metra and government officials on Monday announced a timetable to design and start construction of a new station in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the city’s South… Continue

14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!

Local Businesses, The Vision, Auburn Gresham in the News, Community Highlights, Newsletter—14th Annual 79th Street Renaissance Festival Another Huge Success!

Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!Join Us on the Journey to Reimagine, Rebuild and Revitalize 79th Street!

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Join the campaign to help the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Building and other redevelopment projects become our neighborhood reality on 79th Street. #Rebuild79

Brewer Coffee and Custard 79th Street Corridor TIFBrewer Coffee and Custard 79th Street Corridor TIF

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—The story of Brewer Coffee and Custard began with a family recipe. Owner Elijah Brewer III started experimenting with his mother's custard recipe at home and had a dream of one day owning his own… Continue

Safe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in AugustSafe and Peaceful Neighborhood Programming at Morganway Garden in August

Community Highlights, Newsletter—Auburn Gresham is taking back and revitalizing Morganway Community Garden to baack to its once beaufiful and family friendly community space, thanks to volunteers, community support and a Safe and… Continue

Metra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on TrackMetra gets state funding for two new stations, Auburn Park is back on Track

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, Newsletter—The new Metra stations that will be built at Auburn Park near 79th Street, is back on track!

Stimulating Economic Growth in Vital CommunitiesStimulating Economic Growth in Vital Communities

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Organizations in Chicago’s Vital Communities spur development to increase the power of residents as they advance socially beneficial projects.

Update New Chicago Ordinance Aimed at Encouraging, Regulating Pop-Ups

Business, Housing, Economic Development—Starting a small business can be a daunting undertaking. Developing a strong business plan, securing funding and offering a product or service that people will want are hurdles that often stop a… Continue

2020 PlayStreets Auburn Gresham

Community—AUBURN GRESHAM SCHEDULE VIRTUAL and SOCIAL DISTANCING PlayStreets Activations 1) End of Summer Camp Rally - "Let's Move and Meditate! 2) YOGA With Ms. Lizzy Replay Yoga with Ms. Lizzy and " DYI (Do… Continue

CDFI Fund Announces More Than $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax CreditsCDFI Fund Announces More Than $3.5 Billion in New Markets Tax Credits

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—Washington-- The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) announced $3,548,485,000 in New Markets Tax Credits today that will spur… Continue

Urban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers ServedUrban Farming Program Marks 10,000 Customers Served

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—An urban farming program that started barely two years ago with 7 acres of land near a former steel mill and a converted mobile library celebrated a milestone Wednesday, having served 10,000… Continue

A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic DevelopmentA Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

Auburn Gresham in the News, Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights—A Conversation about Neighborhood Economic Development

NBDC update: Chicago Tightening Restrictions in Response to Second Wave of COVID-19NBDC update: Chicago Tightening Restrictions in Response to Second Wave of COVID-19

Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights, All news—Commissioner Rosa Escareno joined Mayor Lightfoot and the Public Health Commissioner to announce the reinstatement of targeted business restrictions to combat the recent and alarming rise of COVID-19… Continue

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400 West 76th Street, Suite 320
Chicago, IL 60620
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251 W 79th Street
Chicago, IL 60620
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301 W 79th Street
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