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79th Street SBIF Open Oct. 1 - Oct. 31!

Now in its 22nd year, SBIF is one of the longest-running and most successful city of Chicago programs, helping to retain and expand small businesses in nearly every neighborhood. SBIF grants use local Tax Increment Financing (TIF) revenue to reimburse businesses for qualifying repairs and upgrades.

Please see below to find out which SBIF districts are open for new applications this month and which districts are opening next month. 

That information, the application form, and other details are available on the SBIF website.

For assistance, please contact GAGDC office at 773.483.3696 or 773.723.3557 and ask for a business consultattion for SBIF.

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