Financial Resources Home

For Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners

Welcome to the City of Chicago's resource hub for small business owners seeking financial assistance.

The City of Chicago wants to play an active role in helping our small business thrive. Below, you will find information about financial assistance resources available throughout Chicago


Financial Assistance Counseling

To speak with someone about what financial resources would be most beneficial for your business, and for help accessing those resources, please reach out to any Illinois Small Business Development Center or SCORE Chicago. All services are free of charge. Your local neighborhood business development centers may also be able to assist you.


Access to Capital for Start-Ups

Access to Capital for Established Businesses

Be Informed. Be Protected. Small Business Loans 


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