West Side United is supporting businesses that are creating wealth and job opportunities on Chicago’s West Side with $10,000 grants

The application window for the 2022 Small Business Grant is now closed. Thank you to all those who applied. Expect an announcement of grant recipients in mid-December, 2022.

For-profit entrepreneurs and small business owners located in the following 10 Chicago West Side neighborhoods are encouraged to apply:

  • Austin
  • Belmont Cragin
  • East Garfield Park
  • Humboldt Park
  • Lower West Side (Pilsen)
  • Near Westside
  • North Lawndale
  • South Lawndale (Little Village)
  • West Garfield Park
  • West Town

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Application window for the 2022 grant is now closed

Thank you to all those who applied.

Expect an announcement of grant recipients in mid-December, 2022.