City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office Offers Resources for Small Business


City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office Offers Resources for Small Business


SBAC recently met with the City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office, and learned about the many small business initiatives and programs the Treasurer’s office offers, many of which small business owners may not be aware of, including:

The Small Business Development Loan Program-

Small business owners can access market rate loans from $25,000 up to $50,000. Six neighborhood lenders are listed on the website under Small Business Loans tab. Total funding for the program is $3 million. Click here for more information.

  • “One-Hour Mentor” Program-

Year-round sessions where Chicago’s best brainstorm and try to find solutions to issues facing small business owners. Click here for more information.

  • 12th Annual Business Entrepreneur Expo: Friday, Oct. 4th, UIC Forum-

This free expo will feature business workshops and networking. Click here for more information.

Click here to view all the business programs offered by the City of Chicago Treasurer’s Office.