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The 3rd Application Round of the NOF Program is now open!

We are pleased to inform you that Mayor Emanuel has opened the Neighborhood Opportunity Fund program for a third round of applications today for projects seeking grants up to $250,000.

79th Street Corridor and 79th Vincennes SBIF Districts are open for new applications

Applications for the 79th Street Corridor and 79th Vincennes SBIF Districts are open this month, January 2019. You can also find this information, the application form and other SBIF program details on the SBIF website.Please see below to find which other SBIF Districts are open for new applications this month and those that are on deck for an open application period next month. 

City of Chicago SBIF Districts in Auburn Gresham OPEN for New Applications!

The following Auburn Gresham SBIF Districts, 79th Street Coorridor and  79thare open for new applications this month for an open application period during October.

"Build on 79th Street" A Jazz and Champagne-Infused Fundraising Reception A Huge Success!

Please join the board of directors and staff of the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation in thanking our sponsors and donors for attending the fundraising jazz and champagne-infused reception in support of the "Build on 79th Street" campaign, Saturday April 22nd.

A big week in Economic Development Funding 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.

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 would exist only until the site is developed.

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