The University of Chicago’s Polsky Small Business Growth Program provides small-business owners with personalized consulting services from Booth School of Business faculty, coaches from the Polsky Center, and students.
Based at UChicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the program is supported by the UChicago Office of Civic Engagement and funded by JP Morgan Chase as part of its six-city Ascend 2020 initiative. In Chicago, Chase is investing $40 million to support neighborhood-based, minority-owned businesses that have the potential to grow, create jobs, and build economic opportunity in their communities on the South and West Sides. Deadline is Thursday, August 15, 2019. For applications for the Fall 2019 program and to learn more about eligibility and sign up to receive program announcements, click here.