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Business Resource Network (FREE)

Auburn Gresham's Business Resource Network is here to help your small business succeed. If you are a small business owner, attend a class and learn how to use the internet and other digital technology to start growing your business. Classes are free. Start-ups welcome, however, you must be a licensed, tax paying business located in Auburn Gresham or Englewood to qualify for free consulting, free hardware, and free software.

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Looking for solutions to gun violence: Auburn Gresham plans to create a Health Lifestyle Hub
CBS News - highlight the Auburn Gresham Healthy Lifestyle Hub will fully open its doors in the Auburn Gresham community, early fall. The community believes in the vision that investment in community…
Fashion in Englewood Seeking Volunteers
A partner organization is seeking volunteers at an upcoming event!
Business Forum - Rescheduled to August 9th 2022
Business Forum - Rescheduled to August 9th 2022.
The 2022 Virtual Construction Summit Hosted by the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS) Thursday, March 24, 2022 | 9:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday, March 24 | 9:30 AM - 5 PM, The 2022 Virtual Construction Summit Hosted by the City of Chicago Department of Procurement Services (DPS)
Black Business Update - Events and Financial Resources Time Sensitive!
Please see the following events and resources from the Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity's (DCEO) Office of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE)
National Landlord Day (Nov. 3): Spanish Coalition for Housing Provides Landlords with Resources
National Landlord Day is November 3rd | Resource for Landlords
Co-founders of Momentum Coffee Chicago Cultivates Space for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs
Co-founders of @momentumcoffeechicago Tracy and Nikki have cultivated a space to serve underrepresented entrepreneurs of Chicago.
Latinx Business Regional BIG Webinars:
Join the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) to learn about the Business Interruption Grant Program (BIG). In this webinar, Latinx, Latino, Latina, and Hispanic owned…
In Some Communities, Less Than 60% Of Households Have Internet. CPS' New Plan Can't Change That.
More than 100,000 households in the city lack a computer or tablet, and almost 200,000 don’t have internet access, according to 2018 U.S. Census data, the most recent available. Internet access…
Mayor Lightfoot and CTA Launch "CTA Building Small Businesses Program" to Help Local Entrepreneurs Work on Largest Project in Agency History
CTA and Walsh-Fluor team up with LISC Chicago to help small firms compete for large-scale capital projects in Chicago like RPM Phase One
Ultimate Spark! Coaching, an emerging global coaching program hits the market end of 2019
On October 23 rd , 5 star-rated Ultimate Spark! Coaching (USC), a new online coaching certification program led by Millennial Founder Emily Correa, an ICF-certified Life, Business and Law of…
New bi-weekly Podcast Series Offers Uncensored look into the world of Black Women on the Corporate Climb
A new podcast series called I Choose the Ladder launches nationwide on Spotify and offers an uncensored look into the real success stories of Black women who sought out to make a significant impact…
Nonprofit Utopia Launches on Mighty Networks to Develop the Next Generation of Ethical Leaders
(Chicago, Illinois, May 31, 2018) Nonprofit Utopia, LLC informally launched yesterday as a community of emerging nonprofit leaders, designed to provide a safe environment in which members can…
FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall!
The City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (BACP) offers FREE business workshops every Wednesday and Friday at City Hall, 8th Floor. To register for a workshop call…
Building Organizations That Stand the Test of Time
Valerie F. Leonard, a local expert in community and organizational development, is partnering with Chicago State University to host "Lasting Impact: Building Sustainable Organizations". The…
TECH THURSDAYS Chicago September 22-23, 2016
Tech Thursday 2016 is coming this week, September 22-23, 2016. Whether you’re a seasoned business owner, a start-up business or planning to start a business soon, Tech Thursdays Chicago 2016…
AOL Inc. Steve Case, Renowned Philanthropist and Entrepreneur arrives in Chicag
World-renowned author and entrepreneur Steve Case speaks at Chicago Leadership Luncheon geared toward investing in Chicago-area female and minority entrepreneurs. Friday, September 16, 2016 at 11:30…
The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium June 10th
The Rise of Technology & Innovation Symposium, Friday, June 10, and this is expected to be the first of a quarterly conversation to highlight the expressed need for blacks to get completely…
COMEd's CONSTRUCT Inaugural 2016 Graduation Ceremony
Today, ComEd celebrates another first, at their new training center, making yet another SMART Chicago move! Chicago young adults graduate the CONSTRUCT, a program designed to increase the pool of…
Neighborhood Business Development Resources Available to 17th Ward
The 17th Ward Alderman's Office, the Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation and City of Chicago convene to share neighborhood business development resources available to local constituents.
13 Reasons the IRS Says "No"
Valerie F. Leonard, an expert in community and organizational development, recently discussed 13 common reasons the IRS rejects applications for tax exemption on the Nonprofit “U” radio…
Jimmy's Vegan Cookies Launches At Whole Foods!
TECHNICALLY SPEAKING, JIMMY'S VEGAN COOKIES WHOLE FOODS MARK LAUNCH | T uesday, October 13th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM , Whole Foods Market , 1101 S. Canal , Chicago, IL . Let's join this young…
Think Big: UIC’s Kate Pravera Discusses the Next 5 Things in Nonprofit Management
Kate Pravera, the Founder and Academic Director of the UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management program, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, September 14,…
Small Business Improvement Fund Roll-out, July 29th
This month, City of Chicago has new SBIF district funding roll-outs to announce for Auburn Gresham. Please attend a forum to learn all about it. Make sure to RSVP your businesses' attendance to this…
Building A Movement: Strengthening the Nonprofit Sector Through Advocacy and Action
Eric Weinheimer, President and CEO of the Donors Forum, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, July 13, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nonprofit "U" is an…

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