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

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The Northwest Side CDC provides a range of education workshops that provides entrepreneurs with the skills needed to launch and improve their business. As part of the Crecer program, program participants will be able to take part in our Business Essentials Training where they will learn the basics of opening a business. Additional trainings will be provided through out the year.

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As part of the program, business owners will receive one on one business advising to support business owners with technical assistance, financial literacy, marketing, and business plan creation. 

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Incubator

The Crecer Business Incubator Program will provide selected businesses with a physical store front to engage in real time vending. The program will provide the space for 12 months. The first 3 months will be free of cost, next 9 months will be subsidized rent. 

2021 - 2022
Program Participants








 

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K Shulada 

Rdc Studios

6931 Roosevelt Rd Suite 10, Berwyn, IL 60402

K Shulada LLC is a business that opened in October of 2019 that offers hand-made artisanal goods as well as articles that represent Mexican culture. We offer a variety of items of the highest quality possible. K Shulada LLC hopes to reach customer satisfaction by meeting their overall needs with unique and quality garments and accessories at a very accessible price. We carry products that are modern as well as traditional. Our products are of joyful colors that represent Latin American culture

RDC Studio is a small business that focuses on the sale of high end and resale art supplies, air brush supplies and services, art classes, and custom artwork. Our mission is to reintroduce Chicago to air brush art and highlight artist in the Belmont Cragin in an equitable way