Looking for A Small Business Loan to Start or Grow Your Business

Rogers Park Business Alliance (RPBA) is a Small Business Opportunity Center designated by the City of Chicago to provide expert advice on small business loans, how to qualify and referrals to community banks and alternative lenders for entrepreneurs and existing business owners. RPBA will discuss with the client their particular funding needs and small business loan requirements in order to provide a referral to a lender.

To see a specialist:

You can make an appointment with a community bank or CDFI* (Certified Community Development Financial Institution) at RPBA’s office. Appointments are necessary. Call, 773-508-5885 or email at info@rpba.org.

You can also meet with Sheree Moratto, appointments are necessary. Call, 773-508-5885 or email at info@rpba.org. Download intake form here.


Accion Chicago


Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives

LISC Small Business


VEDC Chicagoland Business Opportunity Fund

Wintrust Bank

Women’s Business Development Center

*In 1994, the United States Department of Treasury allowed non-profits to become a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as a way to provide small business loans to entrepreneurs and business owners who couldn’t qualify for traditional bank loans. More flexible and lenient than banks, CDFIs operate across the nation. In Chicago, there are CDFIs who are successful in providing capital to underserved markets. For more information www.cdfifund.gov.

For more information and to make an appointment call 773-508-5885 or email us at info@rpba.org.

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Rogers Park Business Alliance
1448 W. Morse Ave.
Chicago, IL 60626
Phone: 773.508.5885
Fax: 773.508.9488
Email: info@rpba.org