We value our Sponsors & Partners

Support provided by corporations and businesses allows for the development and implementation of SCORE programs, projects and resources.  These alliance partnerships make it possible for millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners to receive an outstanding array of resource tools, education and workshops.

Sponsors and Partners

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Byline Bank

A neighborhood bank is a place where the teller knows your name. It’s a place where bankers know when times are hard. It’s a place where we believe that small businesses are the heart of the community and help them grow.

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Chase Bank

We're proud to serve nearly half of America’s households with a broad range of financial services, including personal banking, credit cards, mortgages, auto financing, investment advice, small business loans and payment processing.

Partners

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Small Business Administration

Created in 1953, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to help small business owners and entrepreneurs pursue the American dream. SBA is the only cabinet-level federal agency fully dedicated to small business and provides counseling, capital, and contracting expertise as the nation’s only go-to resource and voice for small businesses.

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Chicago Business Affairs and Consumer Protection

BACP ensures a fair and vibrant market place for both businesses and consumers. BACP licenses businesses and public vehicles, provides business education and access to resources, enforces the Municipal Code, and protects consumers from fraud.

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Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The IHCC contributes to the financial strength and well-being of Hispanics by helping businesses grow, create jobs and drive prosperous communities. On a daily basis, we provide assistance to many business owners and entrepreneurs; helping retain an average of 70 jobs and generating approximately $337,000 in financial resources for them.

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Illinois Small Business Development Center

Illinois Small Business Development Centers are located throughout the state and provide information, confidential business guidance, training, and other resources for start-ups and existing small businesses.

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World Business Chicago

World Business Chicago is Chicago’s public-private economic development agency. Our mission is to drive inclusive economic growth and job creation, support business, and promote Chicago as a leading global city. Our vision is to ensure that all Chicagoans prosper.

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Better Business Bureau

BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands and charities they can trust. Our mission to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB consumer services are offered free to everyone available locally, nationally, online and in person.

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Inner City Capital Connections

Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is a tuition-free executive leadership training program designed by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) to help business owners in under-resourced communities build capacity for sustainable growth and resiliency as well as survive the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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LGBT Chamber of Commerce Illinois

To promote economic opportunities for the lgbt community by being an advocate and resource for all member businesses that encourage equality.

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Intinium

Intinium is a student-led organization created to inspire others to fearlessly pursue what they are passionate about while bringing positivity to the world. The organization is based at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago. Our mission is to create a community that changes the world by empowering others to live up to their true potential.

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South Suburban Small Business Association

South Suburban Small Business Association is a resource and support network of the small business community with relevant services to grow the south suburban community at large.

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Little Village Chamber of Commerce

Since 1989 the Little Village Chamber of Commerce has represented the interests of local businesses and the larger bilingual business community of Chicago. Its mission is to support, promote and enhance the growth and success of our local businesses and to leverage the community’s assets, contributions and unique Mexican identity cultural identity to generate new business opportunities.