Entrepreneurial Training and Business Assistance Program
Started in 2014 as GROW-FOOD and now serving businesses of all sorts, GROW is an entrepreneurial training and business assistance program for visionary entrepreneurs. The program includes pre-venture assessment, needs analysis, business planning, marketing, financial planning, capital access, sustainability, referrals to service providers and more.
The overarching goal of the project is to increase economic development and vibrancy in the Rogers Park community, develop multiple new small businesses that choose to stay in the neighborhood as they grow.
Generously funded by the City of Chicago's Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection and CIBC Bank.