- City of Chicago MBE/WBE/DBE Certification Program
- Chicago Transit Authority DBE Program
- Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC)
- State of Illinois Small Business Enterprise Program
- Chicago Minority Business Development Council (CMBDC) Certification Program
Programs & Services
Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce/ Office Depot Discount Program
Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce has partnered along with the National Black Chamber of Commerce and Office Depot to provide you with cost-saving initiatives and procurement solutions to help you efficiently run your business. For more program details, please click the link below.
Ameren ACT ON ENERGY PROGRAM
Check out Ameren's web site ActOnEnergy.com for tips, rebates, and incentive programs for businesses as well as residential customers. Members of the Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce could apply through the site to be a program ally. Check out this wonderful program now!
Small Business Certification
One of the best ways to establish business credibility as a black business is to become certified. Certification may open opportunities for commercial and government contracting. Certification can be an excellent way to market your business to corporate and government entities. To get your business certified as a Minority/Disadvantaged business enterprise, please visit the following websites to learn more:
Illinois Business Opportunities
Are you ready for prime time? Get certified with the State of Illinois and take advantage of the many opportunities available through State contracting! To check out CURRENT contracting opportunities in the State of Illinois, visit the Illinois Procurement Bulletin. It includes every open contract opportunity throughout the State. There are set-aside programs exclusively for DBE/MBE businesses.