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Business Resources

1. Sunshine Enterprises

(Chicagoland Entrepreneur Workshops)

P: 312-868-0040

2. U.S. Small Business Administration

(Funding programs, business assistance, business planning)

3. Ladder Up

(tax assistance, financial education)

4. The John Marshall Law School

(Community enterprise & solidarity economy clinic)

5. Google Cloud Startup Program

6. Department of Commerce

(Specific to your state)

7. Chi Biz Hub (Illinois businesses)


(connecting local businesses to anchor institutions)

9. Community Law Project (Chicago legal assistance for nonprofit & small business)

10. North Lawndale Legal Clinic

(Free legal help)


22. Financial Literacy

Email: Phone: (855) 972-5895

23. Entrepreneurship Program

24. Reparations Inc.

Anonymous free online service for people of color

Graphic design, Photography, videography,  editing & more

25. HARO (Help A Reporter Out)

HARO connects business owners with reporters 

26. Linkedin Lynda

27. SimilarWeb (analyze competitors)

11. Google Ads (Promote your business)

12. Google Digital Coaches Program (Digital skills training & coaching to help black and latino small business)

13. Bloom (business funding)

14. Kiva

(0% mission driven small business loans)

15. Accion

(Small low interest business loans)

16. CIBC 

(Entrepreneur loan program)


(Workshops, mentors , startup resources)

18. National Women's Business Council

(Webinars, meetings, business resources)

19. Blue Lacuna (co-working technology and innovation space)

20.International Franchise Association

21. Listings nationwide and helps you find businesses for sale as well as business brokers in your area.

28. Crumb Enterprises
Assist newly established businesses, nonprofits, and faith based organizations by implementing tools that increase their efficiency and effectiveness.



31. Pitchsee

PitchSee is a business dating platform that connects those who should have been connected a long time ago. 

Do you know of any business resources not listed above? Please add them to our comment section below.

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