Our Updates and Press

Back to Business Application Overview

Want a live walk-through of the B2B grant application? Watch A4CB CEO Brad McConnell closely review the application.

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Becoming WBE and MBE Certified Webinar

Did you miss our Becoming WBE and MBE Certified webinar? Watch the recording!

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PepsiCo Launches $50 Million Juntos Crecemos Platform to Support Hispanic-Owned Businesses Across the U.S.

Allies for Community Business partners with the PepsiCo Foundation on the IMPACTO Hispanic Business Accelerator Program.

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Another lifeline for small firms sideswiped by COVID

Read about the Back to Business Grant Program in Crain’s Chicago Business.

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Resumen del Programa de Subvención Back to Business

Vea la grabación de nuestro seminario web sobre el programa de subvenciones Back to Business.

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Back to Business Grant Program Overview

Watch the recording of our Back to Business Grant Program Overview webinar.

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Gov. Pritzker Announces $250 Million Back To Business Grant Program To Accelerate Small Business Recovery Across Illinois

Allies for Community Business serving as the Back to Business grant program administrator.

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Cook County Receives $1.25 Million to Support Small Businesses

We are honored to continue our work with Cook County as part of DCEO’s Community Navigator Program.

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Alternative Access to Capital with Allies

A4CB Director of Community Business Mary Tritsis appeared on 1340 WJOL with NuMark Credit Union.

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Social Media Strategy Workshop

Did you miss our Social Media Strategy Workshop? Watch the recording!

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2020 Annual Report

In 2020, we provided $400M in capital and coaching to 33K businesses. Read more about our impact in the report.

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A4CB Appears on Grow Progresando Radio Show

A4CB’s Elvin Rodriguez speaks with Rogers Park Business Alliance about how to start and grow a business.

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