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A big week in Economic Development Funding for Chicago's neighborhoods!

A big week in Economic Development for Chicago's neighborhoods!
Last week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel launched two new programs that will make significant funding available to support new and existing businesses on Chicago's South, Southwest, and West Sides. Both the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund and the Retail Thrive Zones programs offer grant funding up to $250,000 to commercial real estate projects on select neighborhood commercial corridors. To learn more about these programs and their application processes, please visit the program websites.


Neighborhood Opportunity Fund

Retail Thrive Zones

To learn about about both of these programs as well as other topics concerning small businesses such as small business lending, please attend one of the upcoming Neighborhood Investment Launches put on by the City of Chicago's Department of Planning and Development.

Neighborhood Investment Launch Events
Wednesday, March 8th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Salvation Army Harbor Light Corps Community Center
825 N. Christiana Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651
Monday, March 13th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
First Merit Bank
1715 W 47th Street, Chicago, IL 60609
Thursday, March 23rd, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sheldon Heights Church of Christ
11325 S Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60628

Keywords: Business district, City of Chicago, department of planning, Economic Development, funds, neighborhood

Posted in Business, Housing, Economic Development, Community Highlights


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