Using the Directory
Use the filters below to explore Community Wealth Building (CWB) ecosystem partners. “CWB Projects” refer to the four CWB models, which can be sorted by type. “TA Providers” support CWB projects. Click their profiles to view more detail.
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Doveland Community Cooperative
Doveland name comes from our cross streets Dover + Leland. We are a group of people, committed to social justice, who share a house on Leland and Dover in Uptown. The property is owned by Stone Soup; the house is consensus based so all members have an equal say in how the house is run.
Dovie Thurman Affordable Housing Trust
The Dovie Thurman Affordable Housing Trust is a community land trust, where owner/affordable housing development sponsors can join, subject to commitments of permanent affordability of their housing.
As a low profit limited-liability social enterprise (L3C), our mission is to build thriving neighborhoods of color through collectively owned real estate development and entrepreneurship. We redevelop commercial properties to create turn-key ready spaces for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Technical Assistance Provider
Elizabeth L. Carter, Esq., LLC
Elizabeth L. Carter, Esq., LLC is a boutique law firm providing legal and business strategies to underrepresented redevelopers, real estate investment funds and real estate investment companies in need of business and other capital.
Englewood Community Investment Vehicle
Teamwork Englewood's mission is to improve the quality of life of the residents and stakeholders of Englewood by facilitating economic, educational, and social opportunities. They build community capacity by collaborating with local and potential stakeholders.
Englewood Community Land Trust
We will work to stimulate and support the reuse of vacant land in Englewood for urban farming, affordable housing, open spaces, and other community needs. It will serve as a vehicle for collective opportunity and community control over the land and resources in Greater Englewood.
Evanston Development Cooperative
EDC is a design builder of Accessory Dwelling Units, or ADUs, in the Chicagoland area. As a multi-stakeholder worker cooperative, EDC believes that we need to transform the extractive relationship between people, labor, and capital. We are democratically owned and governed by worker-owners.
Families Together Cooperative Nursery School
FTCNS provides a play-based educational environment in which children thrive and parents are integral to the life of the school. At our core is a commitment to diversity and equity, genuine collaboration between educators, families and children, and a creative and flexible approach.
Fifth City Commons: Preservation of Affordable Housing
Fifth City Commons (formerly known asC40 Garfield Park) is a 43-unit, mixed-use building that will follow the Passive House Design standard. This building will have 4,300 of retail space on the first floor. The project closed financing as of June 2023, and is projected to be completed in August 2024