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First Opportunity Fair & Forum Coming to Chicago on Aug. 13, Hosted by Common
A coalition of leading U.S. companies committed to engaging 100,000 young people in jobs, internships, and apprenticeships by 2018.
Let the Sunshine In
Shelby Parchman, Director of Programs for Sunshine Enterprises, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, July 27, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Diamonds in the Rough: Creating Sustainable Businesses in Tough Communities
Deer Rehabilitation Services, Inc., and Rodney Brown, Vice President of the New Covenant Community Development Corporation were guests on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on…
Building A Movement: Strengthening the Nonprofit Sector Through Advocacy and Action
Eric Weinheimer, President and CEO of the Donors Forum, will be a guest on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, July 13, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The People's TIF's
Carolina Gaete and Cecile Carroll DeMello, Co-Directors of Blocks Together, will be guests on the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show on Monday, July 6, 2015, from 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. …
Nonprofit "U" Episode 2: Weathering the Storm
In an ongoing effort to help organizations increase their capacity to serve their clients and communities, the Nonprofit “U” radio blog talk show will host its second episode, Weathering…
Brenda's Secret Sauce
Brenda Palms Barber, CEO of the North Lawndale Employment Network on Chicago’s West Side, will be the featured guest on Brenda’s Secret Sauce , the first episode of Nonprofit…
Youth Program- One Summer Chicago Application is now open
One Summer Chicago, an initiative that provides youth with employment and enrichment opportunities during the summer months, application is now open!
Ee2 Consulting launches Kiva Zip crowdfunding campaign!
Ee2 Consulting Services is happy to announce that we are registered to accept loans through a crowd-funded micro-lending service called Kiva Zip. Kiva is the first and largest micro-lending service…
Batavia Allstate Agent Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism
The Allstate Foundation Grants $1000 to Feed My Starving Children
Free Certified Nursing Assistant Training at Casa Central
Are you interested in becoming a certified nursing assistant? Casa Central offers FREE training to qualified candidates!
2014 Taste of Accion a Success
On behalf of the board of directors, staff and clients of Accion, thank you to all those involved in making the 2014 Taste of Accion an overwhelming success. En nombre de los miembros de la junta…
$100,000 Announcement!
We are proud to announce that we have increased our maximum loan size to $100,000.
Taking a Drastic Turn for the Better
Graduate of Greater West Town's Shipping & Receiving Program tells about overcoming skills deficits and lack of experience, getting a job, advancing in his career, and starting to dream big...
West Humboldt Park Development Council Revealing of Banners on Chicago Avenue
The West Humboldt Park Special Service Area #63 (SSA), in partnership with Neighborhood Housing Services and the West Humboldt Park Development Council (WHPDC) installed 44 banners along Chicago…
Proud to be an Accion Client
“I’m proud to be an Accion client and even prouder that they are one of mine!”
Accion and Partners Hosted Small Business Workshop in Aurora
Accion Chicago's 2nd annual "How to Get Money for Your Small Business" workshop is a success.
A Bright Future for Bright Endeavors
In our latest round of Seed Chicago , Bright Endeavors was able to raise just under $6,000 on Kickstarter to help fund Good Glass Chicago.
OrgaNums Food Healthy Start with Accion Chicago
Ashley Rossi, small business owner of OrgaNums Food, gets a fresh start with financing from Accion Chicago.
Accion Chicago Client Story
"When I needed to expand, I called Accion." -Martiza Barios de Argueta
Seed Chicago Success Stories
Dana Emanuel, Seed Chicago Success Story.
Seed Chicago: Historia de Éxito
Dana Emanuel, Seed Chicago Historia de Éxito.
SMART Growth Q&A session regarding grant application to be held in Hermosa
The following is a big opportunity for small community-based arts and cultural organizations to receive a grant from The Chicago Community Trust’s Smart Growth program.
Chicago Allstate Agent Recognized for Outstanding Volunteerism
The Allstate Foundation Grants $1000 to Near North Health Service Corporation
Bethel New Life's Entrepreneurial Training Program - ETP
Bethel New Life's ETP class invited guest speakers to talk to current students and alumni during week 5 of their 12 week program. Check out a video from the event!

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