Bronzeville Retail Thrive Zones: Application Rollout 1.16.19
Bronzeville Retail Thrive Zones Application Rollout
Retail Thrive Zones is an initiative from Mayor Rahm Emanuel for targeted use of the Small Business Improvement Fund, better known as SBIF. SBIF is a long-time City of Chicago grant program available to commercial and industrial businesses. The initiative is a vital part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s commitment to supporting Chicago’s small businesses. SBIF grants are intended to help small business owners renovate, expand or start-up businesses along commercial and industrial corridors in Chicago.
Small business owners and property owners that lease to businesses in the Bronzeville Retail Thrive Zone can receive reimbursement grants of up to $250,000 for commercial projects to cover the cost of eligible remodeling work.