Our Updates and Press

Social Media Strategy Webinar

Did you miss our webinar about Social Media strategy? Watch the recording!

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Governor Pritzker Announces $250 Million in Grant Awards for Small Businesses

Allies for Community Business administered the Back to Business program, awarding nearly 6,500 COVID-19 recovery grants to businesses in hard-hit sectors.

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Government as Impact Investors Webinar

A4CB joined in the Chicago Impact Investing Showcase along with other partners for a webinar about the role of government treasuries in impact investing.

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Getting Started in QuickBooks Webinar

Did you miss our webinar about QuickBooks? Watch the recording!

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ChiBizHub has relaunched

ChiBizHub’s mission is to help Chicagoland entrepreneurs succeed by providing free, easy access to the help they need.

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Becoming WBE and MBE Certified Webinar

Did you miss our webinar about certifications? Watch the recording!

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A look inside Garfield Park’s food business incubator, The Hatchery

Since opening in 2018, The Hatchery has offered classes on entrepreneurship, provided kitchen space and helped with licensing for budding restaurateurs.

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Alternative Funding to Help Grow Your Business Webinar

A4CB joined the SBDC at Chinese Mutual Aid Association and other partners for a webinar about funding to grow small businesses.

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Negocios Now Announces 7th Annual “Latinos 40 Under 40” – Chicago Recipients

A4CB’s Director of Strategy and Operations, Isabel Velez Diez, was recognized in Negocios Now’s Latinos 40 Under 40.

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Starting a Business 101 Webinar

Did you miss our webinar about starting a business? Watch the recording!

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We need to hack appraisal-based lending

A4CB Board Member Joe Neri discusses how CDFIs like IFF and A4CB break the cycle of appraisal-based lending.

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Access to Capital Webinar

Watch the recording of our webinar with BACP about our lending and coaching services!

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