President’s Press Office
Communities seek to acquire tax delinquent properties to return to productive use
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced that many of the 37 taxing districts participating in Cook County’s No Cash Bid Program have started to receive their Certificates of Purchase.
The program […]
$2.5 Million BUILT in Cook Loan to build new store at Diversey and Pulaski in Chicago
Joined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Cook County Commissioner Arroyo and other dignitaries, Cermak Fresh Foods opened today. This 70,000-square-foot building used to be a Marshall Field’s warehouse. Now, it will be a grocery store that […]
For the past twenty-five years, County employees have participated in National Rebuilding Day. The non-profit Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago partners annually with the County to improve the homes of elderly, disabled or low-income residents who are selected following a vetting process. Through the work of volunteers and skilled tradesmen, the […]Continue Reading →
Single-round Grant Program will award grants up to $5,000 to help small and medium-sized companies in the Chicago region
Metro Chicago Exports announced the launch of its 2016 grant program, presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co. The single-round Grant Program will award grants up to $5,000 to help small […]Continue Reading →
Scheduled for April 12 and April 26
The Bureau of Economic Development, in partnership with the Cook County Justice Advisory Council and Department of Homeland Security, want to learn […]Continue Reading →
On March 31, Michael Jasso, Bureau Chief, was a panelist at the midwest regional convening of Learning from the City: The Midwest Regional Covening of UN Habitat III. The event was hosted by the University of Chicago. Partners included: Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Habitat for Humanity […]Continue Reading →
The applications and related materials for the 2016 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) applications are posted below.
The CDBG and ESG applications are due Friday, April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm.