Chicago Community Ventures
Chicago Community Ventures (CCV) is a not-for-profit business development organization that provides innovative capital, business solutions, and economic development strategies to businesses in Chicago's emerging markets, which include enterprises located in low and moderate income neighborhoods and owned by women and/or minorities. CCV is poised to address the needs of these businesses and to stimulate sustainable business growth. We seek substantial social and economic returns from all our activities, such as: the creation of living-wage jobs with benefits, wealth creation and retention, and economic revitalization. Our focus is on serving high growth businesses that show tremendous potential for revenue and job creation but are still building their track record or are challenged in accessing the resources they need to meet important milestones. We believe the revitalization of inner city neighborhoods will be realized by fostering community ownership, and opening urban areas to a diverse range of businesses.
"Do whatever it takes" is the cornerstone of our commitment to our clients. CCV is known for its proactive, pragmatic, and resourceful client service approach. Consulting and financial services are the foundation of our service offerings, helping clients address the diverse and rapidly changing aspects of their businesses in a customized and concrete way. We employ an exceptional team of professionals who serve businesses and communities for the greater economic and social good.