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 are strongly encouraged to attend one of the one-hour project orientation meetings. You may attend any of the scheduled meetings below and more are being planned.
Wednesday, March 8th from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Salvation Army Harbor Light Corps Community Center
825 N. Christiana Avenue, Chicago, IL 60651
Monday, March 13th from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
1715 W 47th Street, Chicago, IL 60609
Thursday, March 23rd from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Sheldon Heights Church of Christ
11325 S Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60628
Complete and submit an application by the deadline.
Application opening and end dates are:
|Start date||End date|
|Round 1||February 27, 2017||April 21, 2017|
|Round 2||August 2, 2017||October 2, 2017|
Contact us for assistance with understanding the program guidelines and application process or with any questions about the program.