Grant Opportunities & Business Resources

Grants for Small Businesses

Looking for funding opportunities? We keep this page updated with the latest in grant opportunities and small business resources. Check back regularly to take advantage of every opportunity.

Grants for Startups and Non-profits

Grants for Restaurant/Food Service

Grants for Minority-Owned Businesses

Additional Funding Opportunities for Black-Owned Businesses


Educational Resources for Entrepreneurs

Resources for Small Businesses

Resources for Local Businesses

On January 1, 2022, Albany Park & Irving Park Special Service Area #60 (SSA #60) expanded to include 9.5 miles of sidewalk street frontage throughout Albany Park and Irving Park! The boundaries are as follows:

  • Montrose Ave: The Chicago River to Central Park Ave
  • Lawrence Ave: The Chicago River to Pulaski Ave
  • Kedzie Ave: Ainslie Ave to Irving Park Rd
  • Kimball Ave: Lawrence to Leland
  • Irving Park Rd: California to Central Park Ave

If your business is located within these boundaries, you are eligible for the following programs.

Have questions?

We're happy to help! Whether you need help applying to a grant, would like to apply for local business programs, or would like to be connected to financial representatives, we can help!

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