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Neigborhood Business Development Center (NBDC)

Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation (GADC) is a Neighborhood Business Development Center as defined by the City of Chicago.(NBDC) as defined by the City of Chicago. Visit us at on the Auburn Gresham Community portal under Businesses to find learn more about the local services we are offering to the businesses in our NBDC service area.

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Healthcare Coverage Deadline for Small Business Owners - December 15th
Small business owners and self-employed workers are nearly three times more likely to purchase marketplace coverage. Unlike the last four years, the new deadline is December 15, 2017 1
Businesses Apply Now For Mayor Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund! Applications will close on Friday, December 22nd
The second application round of Mayor Emanuel's Neighborhood Opportunity Fund will close on Friday, December 22nd at 5 PM , CST. Please ensure you have submitted your completed application before…
December Business Education Workshops
The Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers workshops every Wednesday and Friday. Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner…
Green Means Go (Toward a Cleaner Community)
Learn more about the Team that's cleaning our streets and improving our neighborhood.
The Changing Face of Auburn Gresham: How Fa├žade Enhancements Energize Neighborhoods.
Artful changes inspire local hope and pride.
MAPSCorps 2017 Cohort Preparing to Capture #DATA4GOOD
MAPCorps 2017, youth data scientists begin their first day of work for the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation! Here's looking to a great summer of capturing data for health of the…
The Racial Wealth Gap | Chicago
Black Lives Matter focuses on social justice disparities, but economic disparities can be just as destructive, says a Washington D.C. think tank that is working with JPMorgan Chase & Co.,…
23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards, February 28, 2017
SAVE THE DATE The 23rd Annual Chicago Neighborhood Development Awards will be held on February 28, 2017. Online and advance registration for the event will begin in January 2017. Walk-in tickets can…
Quality of Life Plan Celebration of How Your Voice Matters Auburn Gresham!
Auburn Gresham community, came out and celebrated all our hard work contributing to Your Voice Matters Quality of Life Plan planning process. This was the first celebration of our collective works,…
How Auburn-Gresham Fought Back and Won | The Law Project's Spotlight on Success
“These lead agencies are all operating on a shoestring budget,” Yates explains. ”To ask them to bear all the default risk of every subgrantee would make the lead-sub grantee…
4th Annual Remarkable Women's Conference 9/23-24!
Join us for the ultimate ladies gathering to suppor the P.U.M.P.S. (Providing U (You) Motivation to Pursue Success) program. Friday, September 23-24, 2016, 6:00pm to 8:00pm, 200 E. 33rd Street.…
Auburn Gresham, Chicago's Fifth $1 Large Lot Purchase Program Ends Up Number One!
If you own land in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, for the past few months you had a chance to buy up two vacant lots, from the City of Chicago for only $1 and proof of ownership on the block. Huge…
Your Voice Matters! Help Impact Your Community Attend May Planning Meetings!
Join the community in collective impact planning, at the MAY Your Voice Matters Task Force Meetings. The date, time and locations are attached in this news article. For more information please call…
Happy Earth Day!
To all our partners and residents promoting #healthy and sustainable communities across #Chicago and the world, Happy Earth Day!
April 2016 Small Business Workshop Calendar
City of Chicago April 2016 Business Workshop Calendar. Download and share with local businesses and entrepreneurs.
Woodson Regional Library Project Is Looking for Contractors and Laborers by April 14th Bid Deadline!
CALLING ALL LOCAL CONTRACTOR & LABORER JOBS! Are you interested in working on the Woodson Regional Library Construction Project? Do Need Assistance navigating the bid process? Do you have…
City of Chicago's Resident Service Fairs
City of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Invites ALL Chicago Residents to Attend the Chicago Resident Service Fairs. T hese free Resident Service Fairs will begin on Saturday, March 19th and run over the…
CVS Health #BeTheFirst Campaign Announcement
Please join CVS Health in our goal in making today’s youth the first generation to be tobacco-free through our #BeTheFirst campaign, which launched this morning. As part of this announcement,…
Community Votes! and Dream Projects Are Spot On
The communities of the greater Auburn Gresham area made sure their voices were heard, over the past six months. On March 10th, almost 200 in attendance casted early votes and thier selected community…
Renaissance Festival 2016 Volunteer Training Schedule
Please read the full sotry to see the Renaissance Festival 2016 Volunteer Training Schedule. We look forward to another successful community event!
City Promotes Pop-up Passive Park and Local Jobs in Auburn Gresham To Sale Commerica
For those not familiar with the project, it basically is the city of Chicago's plans to develop a "temporary", commemorative walking park at 7901 South Halsted where the old Walgreens once sat. It…
Greater Chatham Initiative Executive Director Position!
Under the direction and guidance of the Leadership Committee (LC), the Executive Director has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Greater Chatham Initiative (GCI). Posted January…
Interactions with the African American Advisory Council Spark New Initiatives at UIC
Cheryl Johnson and Carlos Nelson have been working closely with the Executive and Administrative teams at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) over the past few years to address the disparity…
State Works on Developing Jobs and Technology
llinois State Treasurer’s Office is preparing the final touches for the Illinois Growth and Innovation Fund. They will be making investments in technology funds that invest in businesses based…
Partner Peek: Winter Break Day Camps for Kids
Chicago partners have plenty going on for your lil' ones over break! Take a look at all the fun Winter Break Day Camps for Kids!

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