Welcome to Empower
SBAC Empower is a 501(c)(3) established as a community-oriented nonprofit organization with a focus on small businesses in under-funded neighborhoods throughout the Chicagoland area.
We provide resources, mentors, and an open ear to any who wish to be an entrepreneur.
Empower's Resource Page
Over the past two months, SBAC Empower has hosted a series of workshops both with the Woodlawn Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce. The recordings of these - as well as other useful resources - are hosed on our aptly named Resource Portal.
New SBAC Empower Educational Webinars
SBAC Empower strives to provide up to date resources to assist in your small business growth. We are proud to announce new Educational Webinars viewable…Read More
*CLOSED* the Cook County Small Business Source Grow Grant Program!
Apply for the Cook County Small Business Source Grow Grant Program! The SBAC advocates for the small business community in numerous ways, including by disseminating…Read More
August 17th, 2022 – Small Business Workshop – What to ask Before You Open Your Doors
August 17th, 2022 SBAC Empower, Groupon + the Greater Englewood Chamber Of Commerce present an open Q&A session to answer your questions on starting a…Read More
The Mentorship Program
SBAC Empower's Mentorship Program is dedicated to helping Chicago's Small Businesses Grow.
If you wish to become a mentor or mentee, click the button below!
Small Business Resources
Our Resource Portal is curated to help small business owners find the articles, forms, or contacts to help them grow their business.