LISC National

News & Stories

AllIn the NewsLISC StoriesPress ReleasesEconomic Development

New Co-op Business Development Coming To Englewood Gives Local Entrepreneurs the Power — And Capital — Needed To Thrive

A new commercial development underway in Englewood is set to become home to three local businesses — a barber shop, design firm and consignment boutique — thanks to a unique business-real estate co-op model which seeks to revolutionize the way small and minority-owned businesses grow and thrive across the city.

Groupon and LISC Chicago Honor South Shore Chamber of Commerce with Neighborhood Change Grant

Awards recognize impactful projects of local business districts whose efforts are building awareness and celebrating the culture of their community to increase economic vitality.

From National LISC:

JPMorgan Chase Brings Entrepreneurs of Color Fund to Chicago

JP Morgan Chase is teaming up with LISC, Accion and Fifth Third Bank on an investment effort to support the growth of minority-owned businesses on Chicago’s South and West Sides. LISC’s Maurice A. Jones joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, to announce the Entrepreneurs of Color ...