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ZERO G ENTERPRISES, Inc.

Zero-G strives to reclaim barren, unproductive lands anywhere in the world using municipal bio material that has been processed into a fertile end product that will be used to create…

VIP Security Inc

The cornerstone to our success is ensuring that our number one priority is client satisfaction. Our employees are our most valuable asset! We value the integrity, quality, professional performance, and…

UNITED PROTECTION AGENCY INC.

Aside from our protection services, we also provide training courses for aspiring security officers. These courses include the 20-hour unarmed Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC), the 20-hour armed guard or…

Traction Vision Group

OS is a simple, practical system, that works. It's being implemented at over 5,200 companies around the country and over 300 companies are using EOS in the state of Illinois…

TIP32 SAUCE

TIP32’s masterful blend makes our sauces much thinner than most thicker and sticky sauces. You can taste the natural flavors of each ingredient with every bite.

The Urban League of Scholars Agency (TULSA)

TULSA is a capacity-building agency founded on the principles of improving social issues in marginal communities. The services provided includes research, technical-writing, restorative justice workshops and civic-technology. The Social Support…

The Right Source, Inc.

For 30 years, Deborah Minor Harvey has worked with a broad portfolio of businesses, and non-profit organizations. She founded the Right Source, Inc. to help leaders innovate for growth.

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation

If you've come to this page, you know that Opportunity Zones promise to drive billions—even trillions—of dollars in long-term investment into under-resourced urban and rural Census tracts across the country.…

The Joseph Assignment

Working with indigenous community leaders, The Joseph Assignment Global Initiative assesses these communities to uncover important assets, and unmet needs in seven core areas to ensure sustainability in those areas.

Taylar Barrington Consulting

I’ve created a life and career I love around this concept and I am now helping content creators turn their lemons into lemonades. Helping them solve real problems with strategy…

State Senator, 3rd Dist.-Mattie Hunter

A native Chicagoan, State Senator Mattie Hunter has served in the Illinois General Assembly since 2003. Hunter serves in leadership as the Majority Caucus Chair. She also serves on the…

SGA Youth & Family Services

SGA’s workforce development services begin with summer employment opportunities for students as young as 10 years old. Throughout the year, our focus is on supporting Opportunity Youth: young adults ages…

Rebirth Enterprises LLC

We guarantee quality residential, commercial ,office cleaning and contractors services at a amazing price, courteous and friendly staff!

Quake Technology Inc

Quake Techs is a business that develops custom software for microenterprises and small businesses.  Websites, Mobile Apps, Video Games, and…

PurpleGroup

As a strategic marketing, public relations and advertising firm, all of our work is driven by a framework that allows us to truly gain an understanding of our clients' objectives…

Openlands

Openlands’ vision for the region is a landscape that includes a vast network of land and water trails, tree-lined streets, and intimate public gardens within easy reach of every city…

Obsidian Rising LLC

Children deserve to travel from home to school in safety and style. Seniors need to arrive on time to their appointments. People need to have options in their busy lives.…

Nu Horizon Insurance Services

NU HORIZON BELIEVES “GOD FIRST, FAMILY SECOND, BUSINESS THIRD.” WE ARE A MULTI LINE INSURANCE AGENCY WHOSE MISSION IS TO PROVIDE VIABLE INSURANCE FOR ALL. CALL US FOR OUR COMPLIMENTARY…

NR Media Agency, LLC.

Creating a brand and choosing a identity is the key to the success of a business. Part of the NR experience is designing a signature look and aestitic to your…

Neighbor Scapes

We believe that the diversity of our communities is a fundamental strength of our organization. Our mission is best fulfilled when we embrace diversity as a value and a practice.…

MLP VIRTUAL ASSISTANT SERVICES

* MEETING PLANNING ASSISTANCE * MASS MAILINGS (Creating Documents/Labels & Stuffing Envelopes) * DATABASE CREATION/MAINTENANCE * BILLING/INVOICING * CHASING OUTSTANDING INVOICES * SPREADSHEETS * HIRING MANAGER ASSISTANCE * EVENT PLANNING ASSISTANCE * BUSINESS START-UP PKG – LOGO,…

Mentoring ILLinois Partnership

MENTOR Illinois is a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding the quality and quantity of mentoring relationships for children and youth in Illinois. We build on the substantial experience and resources…

Mana Gourmet Products

It seems that everyone knows how to make banana pudding. Chop up bananas, whip up the pudding, throw in some wafers and voila! But with a family secret ingredient, we…

Legal Shield

Pick a plan for yourself, your family, or your small business. You'll be connected with a local team of lawyers with extensive knowledge of regional laws and regulations. After you’re…

LeadersUp

Our mission is to bridge the divide between the untapped potential of young people and the business challenge of finding and keeping the best talent

L AND L FOOD, INC. ZOE’S BBQ SAUCE

WE CREATE. When we create, we create our Sauces with you in mind... we know that sauces with strange ingredients, preservatives, high sodium and high sugar content can cause all…

KUSANYA CAFE & Roastery

Nonprofit cafe located in Englewood on the South Side of Chicago. We roast coffee, bake things, and serve as a neighborhood gathering spot

KNA

“ Her caring nature and willingness to help are a few of the things that make her such a pleasure to work with!” — DEENA MCKAY

Kimberley Rudd

Rudd Resources LLC is a full-service communications consultancy that provides strategic business communications leadership and support to social enterprises, non-profit and philanthropic organizations, and business enterprises. Launched in 2003, we…

Intersect ILLinois

Interested in exploring Illinois for your next relocation or expansion project? Intersect Illinois and its network of partners throughout the state—including the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and…

ILLINOIS RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION

Mark your calendar! Coming your way September 27-29, Bon Appétit presents Chicago Gourmet promises to be a fun-filled weekend of discovering new favorite chefs, restaurants, wine, spirits, and more. Start…

Illinois Legal Aid Online

Illinois Legal Aid Online receives financial support from private foundations, donors, and generous people like you.

ILLinois Housing Authority

Note: All Board meetings will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will be held in the main board room on the 11th floor at the office of the Illinois Housing Development…

Illinois Appraisal

Home About Contact OUR PROFESSIONALS HOME ABOUT CONTACT With more than 25 years of experience in residential real estate, ILLINOIS APPRAISAL provides award winning service to our clients. Our team…

IFF

IFF is a mission-driven lender, real estate consultant, and developer that helps communities thrive. Key to our success has been a deep sense of purpose, a broad perspective, and a…

Hughes Who Technologies

We are using 3D/AI/VR along with game theory (gamification) as a form of digital therapy whereby we are augmenting peoples minds and motor skills through gameplay. With a shared virtual…

Harry Ventures, LLC.

Connect all the places learners live, work, and play, including schools, libraries, museums, parks, clubs, community centers, centers of faith, at home, and online.

Hanns & Erving

Hanns & Erving serves as a foundation for addressing a plethora of other social dilemmas including affordable housing, institutional investment and economic development.

H4H Investments LLC

We purchase all types of investment real estate and make them available to you up to and including residential, commercial and multi-unit apartment buildings. We recommend that you subscribe and…

Green Corps

Our program includes intensive classroom training with prominent guest trainers like Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org. You'll get hands-on experience working on campaigns with groups working on issues ranging from…

Green City Market

Green City Market is a 501 (c) (3) not for profit organization celebrating our 19th anniversary. Chicago’s largest and first year-round sustainable farmers market, Green City Market provides a marketplace…

Girls Like Me Project, Inc.

Our mission is to liberate urban African-American girls ages 11-16 through our self discovery programming which helps them overcome stigmas and negative stereotypes to become influential, independent digital-storytellers. We partner…

Fresh Start Home Community Development

To eradicate housing and income insecurities that will move people forward with goal-oriented purpose and driven actions leading toward a higher quality of life. Our plan will bring awareness to…

Fresh Start Home

Fresh Start Home offers a safe, structured, alcohol- and drug-free environment for women invested in attaining self-sufficiency. Services are offered to women ages 19 years and older.

Focus Fairies Mentoring

Vision: establish an organization that builds girls of character, integrity and self-confidence. We just don’t want to appear capable, we want to be inspirational and prove it.

First Defense Legal Aid

FDLA’s Know Your Rights Education Campaigns conduct street outreach, workshops, leadership development and produce multimedia educational materials to build the hope, skills, and knowledge necessary for people to access their…

Entrenuity

Entrenuity has a rich history of successfully introducing, training, mentoring and supporting over 4,500 youth with entrepreneurship education since 1991. Entrenuity has expanded its services to include working with adult…

Enoch Limo Services

When people think of luxury transportation Enoch Limousine Service should come to mind. Our goal is to serve our customers by ‘exceeding the standards’. At Enoch Limousine Service, we work…

DIVINE PURPOSE REVEALED

DPR offers classes from beginning to advanced starting at age 4 through adults. Programming is year round! Youth & company students are assigned classes depending on their level.

Department of Planning & Development

DPD's Planning division develops and implements citywide and neighborhood land use plans, designs community engagement initiatives and collaborates across City departments on active development projects. It also supports the Zoning…

Delta Institute

Architects, designers, and developers use this toolkit to identify, evaluate, and share information on various types of wood. The toolkit helps to create value for wood and achieve certifications, such…

DCP Development LLC

If you're looking for high quality and personal service, you've come to the right place. At DCP Development we'll give you the attention and personal service you’ll come to expect…

Countryside Bank

Lobby* Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm *Drive Through Unavailable

Cook County Recorder of Deeds (CCRD)

Please call 312-603-5050 if you have general information questions or questions about this website. At the end of the message a live operator will assist you.

Cook County Assessor

Address 118 North Clark Street Room #320 Chicago, IL 60602 Contact Phone: 312-443-7550 Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Colony 5

Colony 5 has selected a 1-mile corridor slated to become along 63rd street to grow into an innovation testbed in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. The Civic Tech Challenge and Community “Array…

Colonial Life

I work with any companies around the Burr Ridge area with 3 or more employees. We are the largest enrollers of employee benefits in the US at no cost to…

Colonial Life

In 1937, Edwin F. Averyt and J. Clifton Judy started Mutual Accident Company in South Carolina with a goal of providing people with financial protection in times of unexpected need.…

Collaboraction

We're always looking for new voices to join our family. Whether you're looking to volunteer, apply for one of our internships, or connect with us as an actor or artist,…

CIBC: Personal Banking | Financial Services

Why invest with CIBC CIBC seeks to create value for our shareholders by generating consistent and sustainable earnings while achieving strategic growth. To do so, we are investing in our…

CHICAGO WOMEN IN TRADES

The skilled trades and construction offers a dynamic career pathway for women. It’s not just a job, it’s an adventure with excellent benefits such as family-supporting wages, a solid retirement…

Chicago Mobile Makers

Mobility and accessibility are important to us. With your support we will be able to provide workshops of all skill levels with a mobile makerspace.

Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

We are civil rights lawyers and advocates working to secure racial equity and economic opportunity for all. We provide legal representation through partnerships with the private bar, and we collaborate…

Celestial Enterprises

Celestine McGee Celestine McGee is a licensed cosmetology instructor/freelance makeup artist with over 25 years of experience in print/editorial, fashion, and glamour related work. In 2002, Northeastern Illinois University awarded…

Catalyst Kitchens

Catalyst Kitchens is a team of social impact entrepreneurs. We are committed to offering you the tools, services, and leadership advice to ensure you have what you need to build,…

By The Hand Club For Kids

In partnership with one of our reading programs, Reading Horizons, By The Hand was featured in The Edvocate, a resource for educational change. The article, part interview and part journal,…

Bright Community Services

Bright Community Services' Englewood Center provides employment services and case management to people who live in the Englewood and West Englewood communities in Chicago. Services and referrals include training (including…

Bright Community Services

Over the next several years, Bright plans to implement other programs and services: - An entrepreneurial institute with training in a wide range of subjects that are useful for those…

BOOMBOX

Construction of Boombox units throughout the city have the potential to spur job creation from general contracting, vocational training, STEAM youth programs, small business incubators and marketing.

ALPHA OMEGA MONEY MANAGEMENT

Alpha Omega Money Management, NFP is an educational financial literacy organization with a focus on women and young adults. Alpha Omega Money Management, NFP will increase the understanding of basic…

3rd SOLUTION WEB DEVELOPMENT

3rd Solution Web Development is dedicated to providing services of web development and design, graphic design, digital marketing, and user research to freelancers, startups, small businesses as well mid-size businesses.…

17th Ward Alderman David Moore

As alderman, Moore believes his first priority will be to tackle traditionally neglected areas in the 17th Ward–from severe unemployment and school closings, foreclosed homes and abandoned buildings, to street…

16th Ward Alderman Toni L. Foulkes

The 16th Ward has a wide range of businesses – from "mom and pop" entrepreneurs to large industrial businesses that provide Chicago-made products and Chicago-based services to people around the…

GECDC TESTIMONIALS

"I learned more in my first three months as a member of the Englewood Accelerator about my business structure, and protecting my IP than three years at other incubator I was a member at formerlly."




James Quake
Quake Technology Inc.
"The coaching, education, access to multiple financial and business resources, and personal encouragement I received from the GECDC/SBDC led me to 1ST PLACE IN THE 2017 ENGLEWOOD BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION. The ongoing support I continue to receive is ensuring I bring all my ideas to life."


Felicia Alston
Owner and Instructor
Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation has been a great partner to Colony 5. They are a gracious host to our organization's mission and message; connecting us to valuable relationships and resources to achieve our goals for our businesses and community. The GECDC accelerator is the perfect atmosphere for organizational growth.
Steven C. Philpott Sr.
Colony 5

815 W. 63rd Street, Chicago, IL., 60621, 4th Floor