The $100,000 Job Creators Grant Application for Diverse-Led Businesses in the State of Illinois is Now Open

The application deadline is February 6, 2024.

In partnership with Founders First CDC, we are excited to announce the Chicagoland Job Creators Grant focused on supporting diverse-led business owners in Illinois.

●Is my business eligible?
○ Located in Illinois
○ Current business model Business-to-business (B2B) or Business-to-Government (B2G) only
○ Have the ability to add at least one net new premium wage job
○ Have 2+ employees
○ Must be a for-profit company with annual revenues between $100K and $5 million
○ Identifies as one of the following: Latinx, Black, Asian, Woman, LGBTQIA+, Veteran, or located in Low-to-Moderate Income area

Start Your Application Today!

Have any questions or need support completing your application? Send your requests to


More Info (External Link)
February 9, 2024

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