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Business Start-up Certificate Program

Complete 9 workshops in a 6 month period and earn a Business Startup Certificate. Those who earn a certificate are eligible to apply for low-interest and no-fee loans ranging from $1,000 - $25,000 through the CIBC Entrepreneurial Loan Program.


Keywords: BACP, business, Business Loan, City of Chicago, Office of Business Affairs, Workshop

Posted in Business, Housing, Economic Development


To foster and promote revitalization of the community by designing and implementing programs that improve the community’s economic viability; increase availability of quality housing to people of different income levels, while maintaining and improving existing affordable housing; and enhance delivery of social services, particularly to senior citizens.

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