The Chicago Recovery Plan invests over $1.9 billion in new and existing initiatives. Over the lifespan of the Chicago Recovery Plan, there will be frequent opportunities to partner with Chicago organizations and we look forward to these partnerships. Please click the "Funding Opportunities" link above to view more information.
Doing Business with the City of Chicago
This page is dedicated to ensuring that community stakeholders understand how to do business with the City of Chicago, apply for government grants, satisfy the eligibility requirements and maximize the use of funds that are received.
The Small Business Center (SBC) issues business licenses and regulates the business activities of industries as diverse as retail, food and liquor establishments, entertainment venues and theaters, day care centers, manufacturing facilities and motor vehicle repair shops just to name a few. If you have not already registered your business with the appropriate county, state, and federal offices, please do so before applying for a business license.