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What We Do:

GNCDC is a non-profit organization that assists in the retention and development of companies in eight designated industrial corridors on the Northwest Side of Chicago.  With the support of our members and the City of Chicago’s Local Industrial Retention Initiative (LIRI) program, we provide a variety of services that include facilitating city services, assisting with public incentives, providing educational and networking opportunities, promoting the area and local business, and planning and advocating for the long-term vitality of the industrial corridors.


Corridors We Provide Members Services To:

Pulaski Industrial Corridor
Northwest Industrial Corridor
Galewood-Armitage Industrial Corridor


We also encompass portions of the following TIFs:

Fullerton Milwaukee, North Cicero, Belmont Central, Belmont Cicero, and Austin Commercial

GNCDC Mission Statement:


At GNCDC – we are community of caring professionals – helping to bring Federal & local assist programs, incentive information, education, training resources and funding assistance for our local small businesses.


Our critical mission is to help small businesses grow – which in turn creates career opportunities and cultivates economic and cultural uplifting of our local communities.

GNCDC Vision:


Expand Resources and networking – promoting intentional growth & profitability of local small business – which will enhance and benefit our communities


GNCDC Values:


Small businesses create the middle class in America. We employ and empower contributing members of society to enable them to make a difference in the world – today and tomorrow – promoting safety, security, freedom and justice for all.

Greater Northwest Chicago Development Corporation

4506 W. Fullerton Ave

Chicago, IL 60639

Phone: (773) 637-2416


Proudly, A LIRI and a 501(c)(3) non-profit, GNCDC Reaches Out with Programs & incentives in our community – Since 1977 to effect local industrial retention & small business growth.

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