Six Corners Association

Six Corners Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit economic development organization located on Chicago's northwest side that fosters the development of a thriving commercial district by mentoring and connecting community-minded businesses, attracting customers, and engaging intentional planning for the district's future.

About

Six Corners Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit economic development organization located on Chicago's northwest side that fosters the development of a thriving commercial district by mentoring and connecting community-minded businesses, attracting customers, and engaging intentional planning for the district's future.

Six Corners Association provides one-on-one individualized services to community-minded businesses, manages SSA 28-2014, and engages residents in Portage Park, Jefferson Park, and Old Irving Park in cultivating a thriving commercial district on Chicago's northwest side.

As a Main Street America Affiliate, Six Corners Association is a part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. Six Corners is the only designated, nationally-recognized Main Street community in Chicago.

Six Corners Association is governed by a Board of Directors composed of community stakeholders including business owners, property owners, residents, and institutional representatives. Additionally, it is supported by a community of business and resident members.

Services

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator
  • Incubator

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review
  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Tax Credits

Events and Community Building

  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals
  • Pitch Events
  • Startup Drinks

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping
  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Crowdfunding
  • Debt Funding
  • Equity Funding
  • Grant Funding
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loans
  • Matching Funds
  • Microloans
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Tax Credits

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Apprenticeship
  • Employee Development
  • Hiring and Firing
  • Insurance
  • Policies and Templates
  • Recruiting
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives
  • Workforce Training

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Internship Program
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Placement
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Recruiting Assistance

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Award Recognition
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Website Development

Mentoring

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

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues
  • Hispanic Business
  • Small Business Policy

Space

  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space
  • Coworking
  • Lease Review Assistance
  • Office Space
  • Retail Space
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Wet Lab

Starting a Business

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

Tax Services

  • State and Federal Tax Training
  • State Tax Credit Information
  • Tax Credits
  • Tax Preparation Assistance
  • Tax Registration
Primary ContactKelli Wefenstette
Address4041 N. Milwaukee Ave.
301
Chicago, IL 60641
Phone(773) 685-9300