The Neighborhood Opportunity Fund finances commercial projects across Chicago's South, Southwest and West Sides.
Ready to apply? Start your application below by seeing if you qualify.
Search for your address and see if you are eligible to apply for a Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grant.
Review the the program guidelines to learn about the rules, regulations, and requirements for applicants, as well as an overview of the application review and project selection process.
Applicants with any questions are strongly encouraged to reach out to City staff that is ready to help. Just send an email with your questions to NOF@cityofchicago.org!
Applications for Neighborhood Opportunity Fund are not currently being accepted, but the next window is scheduled to open this Fall. In the meantime, you can review the application and get ready for the next round of funding.
To be notified when the Opportunity Fund application window opens, sign up for email updates.
Application opening and end dates are:
|Start date||End date|
|Round 1||February 27, 2017||April 21, 2017|
|Round 2||Fall 2017||Winter 2017|
Contact us for assistance with understanding the program guidelines and application process or with any questions about the program.