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.
The figures below are a testament of our commitment to our members:
First-of-its kind partnership between IHCC and 1871 to help Latinx entrepreneurs thrive in the Chicago tech economy…
SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
(SBDC) at IHCC offers no-cost advising and is dedicated to helping new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership…
The Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program is designed to prepare emerging and established transportation-related construction and professional engineering services firms with …
COOK COUNTY SMALL BUSINESS SOURCE
The Cook County Small Business Source Program provides one-on-one business advising to address the unique needs of businesses at no cost.
PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER
(PTAC) advises business owners on how to maximize opportunities and get exposed to local, statewide and government agencies..
SMALL BUSINESS TRANSPORTATION RESOURCE CENTER
Our mission is to increase the number of small businesses that are prepared to compete for transportation-related prime and subcontract opportunities
Illinois Latino Small Business Partnership
Latino Business Policy Institute
The Latino Business Policy Institute was established by the Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2021 with the purpose of championing for new policies and legislation on all levels of government that will benefit the future of Latino businesses in Illinois.
SBA Community Navigator Program
The SBA Community Navigator Pilot Program provides community outreach and technical assistance to support Hispanic small business owners to start or improve their businesses. Through the program, they do target outreach to small businesses in underserved communities.
COACHING 4 GROWTH
Is IHCC’s signature growth program designed to give small business owners the tools to increase revenue and promote profitability…
Free business counseling services
One-on-one assistance to help you access capital or bid on government contracts
Different events and programming opportunities