City

Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP)

Your one-stop destination for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Business Education Workshop Calendar: Workshops vary each month and are conducted by City Officials, experts, and partner business organizations.

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber leads aggressive public policy and business growth initiatives and create meaningful events and programs to inform, engage, and connect members to each other and the community.

Score Chicago

Offers free and low-cost business education workshops on a wide range of topics and SCORE mentors can advise clients about options for loans and other types of business financing.

Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF)
The Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) program uses Tax Increment Financing (TIF) revenues to help owners of commercial and industrial properties within specific TIF districts to repair or remodel their facilities for their own business or on behalf of tenants.

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Portal
The portal is a web-based view of TIF-funded economic development, affordable housing and infrastructure projects and their districts.