Whether you are an established business here in Chicago or are looking to start a business, there's a lot of help out there. One of the most helpful sources is the City of Chicago's Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection. From business license application or renewal to business workshops, the BACP is there to help. Visit them at their website to see what they have to offer.
Find available commercial real estate, view incentive programs in a particular area, read about community areas and more with the Site Selector from World Business Chicago.
Looking for free legal assistance for your small business? Attend one of these Free Legal Clinics offered by The Law Project and the City of Chicago's Neighborhood Business Development Centers.
The Law Project of the Chicago Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights provides free legal assistance, education and training to community based nonprofit organizations, low/moderate income entrepreneurs and low-income first time homebuyers. To learn more about The Law Project or apply for legal assistance, visit their website or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-939-3638.
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Official State of Illinois site
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Call NWCCC at 773-558-8743 or email if you have questions about the links listed above.