Main Office
69 W Washington
Suite 2900
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone Number
(312) 603-1000
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The Economic Development Division of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is supported by limited corporate funds and the following Federal funds: 

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) 
  • Section 108 Loan Guarantee 

Relevant activities include construction and business development loans, corporate tax incentives, industrial development revenue bonds, and the no cash bid program.  Eligible applicants vary by program and include public, private, and non-profit organizations, businesses and business owners, and municipalities. 

Please note – some Cook County economic development funding for programs and projects is restricted to suburban Cook County. Additional requirements and restrictions also apply.

For more information, please contact Susan Campbell at (312) 603-1000 or