Community Investment Vehicles

Technical Assistance Provider

Community Desk Chicago

Technical Assistance Provided:

Education & Training, Fundraising or Raising Capital, Project Management, Real Estate Acquisition & Development

Service Area:

Auburn Gresham, Austin, Avalon Park, Calumet Heights, Chatham, Douglas, East Garfield Park, Englewood, Greater Grand Crossing, Humboldt Park, North Lawndale, Roseland, South Chicago, South Shore, Washington Park, West Englewood


Professional Services
Real Estate Development & Conversion

Accepting New Clients:



Community Desk Chicago will start accepting new CIV clients in the first quarter of FY24.

Who we are:

Community Desk Chicago is a community development intermediary leveraging relationships, aggregating risk tolerant capital, and working intentionally in underserved communities to shift power dynamics and create a path to advance economic prosperity through community wealth-building and small-scale

How we can help:

Community Desk Chicago is available to assist local organizations in evaluating CIVs as a tool for advancing community wealth building, assembling a team of subject matter experts and securing capital to create models appropriate for their communities.

Learn More:

CIV Playbook

A comprehensive guide to explore and evaluate CIVs as a tool for community wealth building goals.

Contact Us:

25 E Washington St
Chicago, IL 60602
Ja'Net Defell

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