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Register Now for the Upcoming Illinois Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) Webinars

he Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity joined the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI) in opening the $25 million Rebuild Distressed Communities (RDC) grant program.

2019 OMEE Notice of Funding Opportunity For Small Businesses

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) sets forth the requirement of the 2019 Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Minority-Owned Business Capital and Infrastructure Program.  The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment’s (OMEE) newly created state funded capital and infrastructure program, as per Public Act 100-0586, aims to equip minority-owned firms with resources to create jobs, build scale and capacity, increase revenues, and expand regionally.

$12 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDS AVAILABLE FOR AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS

The Illinois State Board of Education has released the fiscal year 2019 request for proposals (RFP) for 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grants.

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