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.

 

Download the City of Chicago Assist Agency List

 

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

acole.aogrc@gmail.com www.angelofgodresourcecenter.org Maintains list of certified firms: Yes

Provides training for businesses: Yes

 

AeroStar Avion Institute

122 S. Michigan

Chicago, IL 60603

 312 883-6386

aai@avioninstitute.org/tholmes@aerostarcorp.com

www.avioninstitute.org

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 x2646

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

aacanatlassoc@gmail.com   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 x2646

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

 

Business Leadership Council *

150 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 2400

Chicago, IL 60601

Office: 312-628-7841

mgayles@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, Inc. *

6127 S. University Avenue, Suite 1149

Chicago, IL. 60637

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

franchon@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

freshstarthomeCDC@gmail.com

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

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 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

larryivory@illinoisblackchamber.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

jlmcenterchicago@gmail.com

www.jlmcenterchicago.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 x242

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 *

10 S. Riverside Plaza

Chicago, IL 60606

773-303-0167

773-303-0168

dillin@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)

therappingnupe01@aol.com

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

 

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

 

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.org

www.soul-program.com

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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