Our Updates and Press

Gov. Pritzker Announces $111 Million in Back to Business Grants Distributed to Support Small Businesses

Latest COVID-19 Relief Grants Prioritize State’s Hardest Hit Sectors and Disproportionately Impacted Areas

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Over 2,000 Chicago Businesses and Nonprofits Awarded Grant Funds for the New Year Under the Chi Biz Strong Grant Program and Outdoor Dining Grant Program

The programs were administered by BACP with support from Allies for Community Business.

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Visually transforming a leader in small business lending

Read about our work with Greater Good Studio to develop our new brand.

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U.S. Treasury Awards $180.3 Million to Support CDFI Investment in Low-Income and Distressed Communities

A4CB’s Financial Assistance Award will enable us to increase our lending and coaching in low-income and racially-diverse communities.

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Chicago Business Center Video

A4CB is one of eight Chicago Business Centers offering capital, licensing support, and other services. Watch the video!

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A4CB Holiday Gift Guide

This holiday season, shop small by purchasing gifts for loved ones from A4CB clients!

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Give Back this Holiday Season with CoinFlip and Allies for Community Business

CoinFlip is donating 100% of transaction fees to A4CB between 11/17 and 12/1. We are grateful for their support!

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Personal Financial Coaching Webinar

Did you miss our webinar about managing your personal finances? Watch the recording!

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Webinar highlights need for more small businesses to apply to city programs

A4CB joined North Branch Works and other partners for a webinar about COVID-19 relief grants and resources for small businesses.

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How JPMorgan Is Helping Washington Make Sense of the Pandemic Economy

Longtime partner JPMorgan supplied A4CB help targeting small-business aid during the pandemic.

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Estos son algunos programas de subsidio que brinda Chicago a pequeños negocios y organizaciones sin fines de lucro

¡Vea a Isabel Velez Diez de A4CB hablar sobre los nuevos programas de subvenciones de Chicago en Univision Chicago!

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Chicago Giving $22 Million In COVID-19 Relief Funds To Eligible Businesses And Nonprofits

The Chi Biz Strong grant program will provide financial relief to eligible small businesses and nonprofits.

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