City of Chicago Assist Agencies

 

Assist Agencies are comprised of not-for-profit agencies and/or chamber of commerce agencies that represent the interest of small, minority and/or women-owned businesses.

 

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51st Street Business Association *
220 E. 51st Street
Chicago, IL  60615
773-285-3401
773-285-3407
the51ststreetbusinessassociation@yahoo.com
www.51stStreetChicago.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

African American Contractors Association – AACA *
P.O. Box #19670

Chicago, IL 60619
312-915-5960

aacanatlassoc@gmail.com

www.aacanatl.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Angel of God Resource Center, Inc. *
14527 S. Halsted

Riverdale, IL 60827

708-392-9323

708-880-0121

info.aogrc@gmaiil.com

www.angelofgodresourcecenter.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

AeroStar Avion Institute   

18270 Anthony Avenue

Country Club Hills, IL 60478

312 883-6386

www.avioninstitute.org

aai@avioninstitute.org/tholmes@aerostarcorp.com Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Association of Asian Construction Enterprises (AACE) *

712 W. Root Street

Chicago, IL 60609

312-595-2010

admin@aacechicago.com

www.aacechicago.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: No

 

Austin African American Business Networking Assoc.

5820 W. Chicago Ave.

Chicago, IL 60651

773-626-4497

info@aaabna.org

www.aaabna.org

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

Better Business Bureau of Chicago/Northern Illinois

330 N Wabash, Suite 3120

Chicago, IL 60611

312 832-0500

tjohnson@chicago.bbb.org

www.bbb.org/chicago

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

Black Contractors Owners and Executives *
7811 S. Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60649
773-346-5658
773-346-5659
admin@bcoechicago.org

www.bcoechicago.org

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: No

 

Black Contractors United *
12000 S. Marshfield Ave.
Calumet Park, IL  60827
708-389-5730
708-389-5735
www.blackcontractorsunited.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

BOP Project 5000 NFP

644 E. 79th Street

Chicago, IL 60619

773-891-5939

773-304-1903
bopbizcenter@gmail.com  
Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Business Leadership Council *
150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2400

Chicago, IL 60601

Office: 312-628-7841

info@BLCchicago.com

alavelle@blcchicago.com

blcchicago.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: No

Chatham Business Association Small Business Dev.*
800 E. 78th Street
Chicago, IL  60619
773-994-5006
773-855-8905
admin@cbaworks.org
www.cbaworks.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Chicagoland Associated General Contractors*
One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 210 Oakbrook Terrace Chicago, Illinois 60178
773-444-0465

info@chicagolandagc.org

www.chicagolandagc.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council Inc. *
216 West Jackson Blvd Suite 600
Chicago, IL  60606
312-755-8880
312-755-8890 Fax
info@chicagomsdc.org
www.chicagomsdc.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Chicago Urban League *
4510 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL  60653
773-285-5800
jjohnson@chiul.org
Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

Chicago Women in Trades (CWIT)
2444 W. 16th Street
Chicago, IL  60608
312-942-1444
jvellinga@cwit2.org
www.chicagowomenintrades2.org

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Contractor Advisors Business Development Corp. *
1507 E. 53rd Street, Suite 906
Chicago, IL.  60615
312-436-0301
info@contractoradvisors.us
www.contractoradvisors.us

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

Construction Cares
2532 W Warren   

Chicago, IL 60612

312-989-3908

info@communities4construction.com

http://www.constructioncare.org/  

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Cosmopolitan Chamber of Commerce
1631 S. Michigan Avenue Unit 101
Chicago, IL.  60616
312 971-9594

312 390-2440- Fax

cmayes@cosmochamber.org
www.cosmochamber.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Council of Black Architecture and Engineering Companies (Formally NOME)*
1 South Wacker, Suite 2650
Chicago, IL  60606
312-960-1239
jharris@cbaec.org

www.cbaec.org/

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Do For Self Community Development Co. *

8659 S. Ingleside Ave.,

Chicago, IL 60619

773-356-7661

dennismdcchicago@hotmail.com

www.doforself.org

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Elite Service Disabled Veteran Owned Business Network

420 Lake Cook Rd, Ste 104

Deerfield, IL 60015

847-453-8890

john@scifers.net

https://scifers.net
Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Far South Community Development Corporation

837 W. 115th Street

Chicago, IL   60643

773 831-7107

773 380-0109

crystal@farsouthcdc.org

www.farsouthcdc.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Federation of Women Contractors *
4210 W. Irving Park Road,

Chicago, IL  60641 

312-360-1122

info@fwcchicago.com 
www.fwcchicago.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: No

 

Fresh Start Home Community Development Corp.
5168 S. Michigan Avenue, 4N
Chicago, IL  60615
773-312-3797
855-270-4175
Info@FreshStartNow.us

www.FreshStartNow.us

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Greater Southwest Development Corporation

2601 W. 63rd Street

Chicago, IL   60629

773-362-3321

j.moreno@greatersouthwest .org

a.soto@greatersouthwest.org

www.greatersouthwest.org 

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA) *
650 W. Lake St., Unit 415
Chicago, IL  60661
312-575-0389
312-575-0389
jgomez@haciaworks.org 
www.haciaworks.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

HIRE360
2301 S Lake Shore Drive, Lakeside Center
Chicago, IL  60616
312 575-2500
info@HIRE360Chicago.com

www.HIRE360Chicago.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce Corporation
875 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3100
Chicago, Illinois 60610
312 794-7765
siri.hibbler@illinoisblackchamberofcommerce.com

www.illinoisblackchamberofcommerce.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce *
222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1212 c/o 1871
Chicago, IL  60654
312-425-9500
info@ihccbusiness.net
www.ihccbusiness.net

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce *
411 Hamilton Blvd., Suite 1404
Peoria, Illinois 61602
309-740-4430

309-672-1379
finance@ILBCC.org
www.ilbcc.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

JLM Business Development Center*
2622 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL  60612
773-826-3064
773-359-4021 Fax
lady930@prodigy.net    
www.jlmcenter.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Lester and Rosalie Anixter Center
6610 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL  60626-4062
773-973-7900
773-274-3523
DDonohueChase@anixter.org
www.anixter.org

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

LGBT Chamber of Commerce of Illinois *
3179 N. Clark St., 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL  60657
773-303-0167
773-303-0168
admin@lgbtcc.com  
www.lgbtcc.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

 

 

National Black Wall Street NPF *
4655 South King Drive, Suite #203   

Chicago, IL  60653-4156   

773 268-6900      

312.276.4781 (Fax)

nationalblackwallstreetchicago.org

Info@nationalblackwallstreetchicago.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Native American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois
100 N. Riverside Plaza, Suite 1670

Chicago, IL 60606
630-926-1700
info@nacc-il.org

www.nacc-il.org  
Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

NDIGO Foundation
329 W. 18th Street, Ste 613

Chicago, IL 60616
312-264-6272

hhartman@ndigo.com
www.ndigo.com

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Rainbow/PUSH Coalition *
930 E. 50th Street
Chicago, IL  60615
773-255-9067

773-256-2768
jmitchell@rainbowpush.org
www.rainbowpush.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Revolution Workshop        

3410 w. Lake Street            

Chicago, IL 60624

773-934-3014      

mrodriguez@revolutionworkshop.org www.revolutionworkshop.org

Maintains list of certified firms:

Provides training for businesses: Yes

South Shore Chamber, Inc. *
1750 E. 71st Street
Chicago, IL  60649-2000
773-955- 9508

773-955-9554
info@southshorechamberinc.org

www.southshorechamberinc.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Sustainable Options for Urban Living, Inc. (SOUL)

11603 S. Throop Street

Chicago, IL 60643

773-250-1770 Ext 702

773 250-1770

Cyndi@soul-program.com

www.soul-program.com

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

RTW Veteran Center *
7415 E. End, Suite 120

Chicago, IL 60649
800-974-2808

866-873-2494 Fax
rtwvetcenter@yahoo.com

www.rtwvetcenter.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

The Monroe Foundation

1547 South Wolf Road

Hillside, Illinois 60162

773-315-9720

omonroe@themonroefoundation.org

www.themonroefoundation.org

Maintains list of certified firms: No

Provides training for businesses: Yes

Turn 2 Growth
15475 S. Park

South Holland, IL 60473
708-913-4700
info@turn2growth.org  
www.turn2growth.org   

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

US Minority Contractors Association, Inc. *
1250 S. Grove Ave. Suite 200
Barrington, IL  60010
847-852-5010
847-382-1787
larry.bullock@usminoritycontractors.org

admin@usminoritycontractors.org
www.USMinorityContractors.org  

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Women’s Business Development Center *

8 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 400

Chicago, IL  60603

312-853-3477x220

312-853-0145

edimenco@wbdc.org

www.wbdc.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

Women Construction Owners & Executives (WCOE) *
Chicago Caucus
308 Circle Avenue
Forest Park, IL  60130
708-366-1250
mkm@mkmservices.com
www.wcoeusa.org

Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: No

 

 

 

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