Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce

Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) provides economic programs designed to educate aspiring entrepreneurs and existing businesses through economic programs designed to strengthen and enhance financial opportunities to grow their businesses.

About

The Greater Roseland Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.  Our mission is to attract new businesses, stimulate the current marketplace and rehabilitate the Roseland community; encourage business and community prosperity by promoting economic programs designed to strengthen and enhance the financial opportunities for all businesses within the Roseland community; and support civic, social, cultural and educational programs designed to increase the functional values of the community.

We were established as an organization on April 1, 2009 and will be celebrating 10 years as a delegate agency for the City of Chicago as a Neighborhood Business Development Center.

GRCC provides economic programs designed to educate aspiring entrepreneurs and existing businesses through economic programs designed to strengthen and enhance financial opportunities to grow their businesses.

 

Services

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Forming a Business
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Purchasing or Selling an Existing Business
  • Tax Services
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Site Location Assistance

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Equity Funding
  • Loans
  • Microloans
  • Venture Capital

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Insurance
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Technical Services

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • City Business Issues
  • State Business Issues
  • Women's Business Issues

Regulatory Compliance

  • Certification
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • HUBZone Certification
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Registration Assistance

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Office Space
  • Site Location Assistance

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Forming a Business
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Technical Assistance

  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services
  • Website Development

Training

  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary ContactAndrea Reed
Addresss1000 E 111th St
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone(773) 785-40007737854000