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Is Certification Right for You?

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

Elevate! Established Childcare Business 6-Week Cohort

Create a future for yourself and the next generation. Our early childhood education entrepreneurship services are designed to provide business insight to prospective and existing childcare entrepreneurs for home and center-based businesses. Our early childhood education entrepreneurship services are designed to provide business insight to prospective and existing childcare entrepreneurs for home and center-based businesses. … Continued

Is Certification Right for You?

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued

WBDC at Solution Station

Meet with one-on-one with a WBDC advisor to discuss small business micro-loans, alternative financial assistance, and other ways to start or grow your business. To make an appointment, call (312) 853-3477. Walk-ins also accepted.

Understanding the Grant Accountability and Transparency

Be prepared for Illinois grant opportunities! The Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) provides uniform guidance for all State of Illinois grant programs. All grant applicants and grantees must comply with GATA grant requirements, which includes the following steps *before* receiving a grant award: * pre-qualification on the GATA Grantee Portal (must be completed before … Continued

GovCon WBDC – IL PTAC @ WBDC Spring 2020 Cohort

Position yourself to do business with the government. The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is proud to present GovCon WBDC. This first of its kind 8-week program gives established businesses who are new to government procurement the tools and resources needed to be successful in local and … Continued

Englewood Elevate! Established Childcare Business 6-Week Cohort

Create a future for yourself and the next generation. Our early childhood education entrepreneurship services are designed to provide business insight to prospective and existing childcare entrepreneurs for home and center-based businesses. Our early childhood education entrepreneurship services are designed to provide business insight to prospective and existing childcare entrepreneurs for home and center-based businesses. … Continued

WBDC at Solution Station

Meet with one-on-one with a WBDC advisor to discuss small business micro-loans, alternative financial assistance, and other ways to start or grow your business. To make an appointment, call (312) 853-3477. Walk-ins also accepted

CityCon WBDC -IL PTAC @ WBDC Spring 2020 Cohort

The Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC) is proud to present CityCon WBDC. The first ever 8-week program that provides proposal writing technical assistance to City of Chicago women and minority certified firms. Certified, Now What? CityCon WBDC is designed for firms that has diligently accomplished the rigorous … Continued

Is Certification Right for You?

Have you been looking for that special something to help you “get in the door” of large corporations? If you are a woman-owned and operated business, that something could be the Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Certification. Although not a guarantee of business, the WBE Certification has been proven to provide a competitive edge in obtaining … Continued