2020 University Profile (2).png
 
 

The mission of the Crecer Business Incubator is to grow neighborhood-based businesses while activating empty store fronts.

The Crecer Business Incubator is a first of it’s kind small business incubator program of the Northwest Side CDC. The program includes training, advising, and a physical storefront in the Belmont Cragin community. The incubator program official and opened on June 25, 2021 for the first year of programing. The goal of this program was to incubate and accelerate creative click –and –mortar entrepreneurs in their quest to launch a successful business. The program provided a low risk and controlled environment that allowed entrepreneurs to test their business model with access to educational resources. The Incubator provide participants with support, trainings, guidance, and other resources in a shared retail space. Due to the success with the program in Year 1, the Northwest Side CDC is continuing the program for a year 2. 

WEBSITE (1366 × 800 px) (1).png
WEBSITE (1366 × 800 px) (1).png
RDC2.PNG

Participate in the 2023 - 2024 Program cohort

The 2023 - 2024 Program Applications will open late next summer! Click on the button below to complete our interest form for the next cohort!

WEBSITE (1366 × 800 px) (1).png
WEBSITE (1366 × 800 px) (1).png

2022 - 2023 Businesses

WEBSITE (1366 × 800 px) (1).png
WEBSITE (1366 × 800 px) (1).png

This program is brought to you by

CDC+Logo+(4).png
thumbnail_BACP-Logo-2020-Horiz-Full.png
NWC_Logo_Horizontal_Red.png
Citi.svg.png
11224167_988393917847063_4497537762982279388_n.jpg
logo_top.png
download.png