Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation

Greater Englewood Community Development Corporation (GECDC) mission is to rebrand, rebuild and revitalize the Greater Englewood and surrounding area providing support through business advising services, workshops and referrals to other resources.

About

GECDC offers the following services and resources:

  • Englewood Accelerator (Shared Office Space) / Basic and Premium Memberships
  • One-on-One Business Coaching
  • Workshops and Business Training Courses
  • Referral to Resources
  • Refurbished Computers sales for the community

Programs and Partners

  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (Illinois SBDC @ Greater Englewood)
  • Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • City of Chicago: Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) - Lead Agency
  • Illinois Department of Family and Social Services (DFSS) - Englewood YouthTech program
  • AmeriCorps VISTA

Services

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Forming a Business

Mentoring

  • One-on-One Counseling

Networking and Associations

  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Office Space

Starting a Business

  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactTamora Hughes
Addresss815 W. 63rd Street
4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60621
Phone(773) 651-2400
Websitewww.gecdc.org