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Next Street provides strategic and capital expertise to small businesses and nonprofits, and connects the dots across their broader ecosystem to drive sustainable, equitable development. Ready to take the next step?
We help small businesses take the next step, arming them with tools, strategies, connections, and financing for growth.
We partner with nonprofit executives to help scale their organization’s impact, increase sustainability, and build the case for investment.
We help hospitals, universities, and large corporations make strategic community investments in small businesses and nonprofits that are crucial to the vitality of the local economy.
We collaborate with government agencies to design and deliver programs that revitalize communities, grow businesses, and create jobs.
A research report on the capital needs, challenges, and assets, of the Chicago Small Business ecosystem