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The Endeleo Institute

"Navigating a path to health as a socioeconomic construct is the way forward."


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"The permanency of healthy food is endemic to the survival and whatever potential we have to thrive in these communities has to be in a partnership such as this."

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-Melvin Thompson,
The Endeleo Insitute's 
Executive Director

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Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, the Back to Business (B2B) grant program is Governor Pritzker’s latest COVID-19 economic recovery program prioritized to support the hardest-hit industries and communities. It sets forth $250 Million for businesses that have experienced losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With a fast and easy application process, trackable in real-time, B2B grants of $5K-$150K can cover operational losses, staff, and more to get you back to business in no time.  Information on eligibility and documents required documents to apply can be found here.

Applications are being accepted NOW! 

We are proud to serve as one of 100 community navigators assisting with the application process.

Need help? Please click here to send an email or call Charles Perry at 708.813.3025 or

Dan Fielder at 773.447.2624.

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