Chatham Business Association, Small Business Development

Chatham Business Association, SBDI
Sustaining Communities by Building One Business at a Time

Programs and Services

Chatham Business Association Small Business Development Inc. (CBA) is a small business resource center that offers an array of customized services and programs designed to assist businesses. CBA was formed as a not for profit with a mission to promote political and economic stability in Chatham over 43 years ago.  Since then as a result of our expertise in small business growth and development our market has expanded to serving businesses citywide and throughout the State of Illinois.  

CBA is a city delegate agency and areas of expertise include: expansion and growth through economic development, strategic planning, technical training, business trend workshops, access to capital assistance, effective collaborative marketing programs and government certification.  

CBA offers Direct Services to startup and existing businesses:


  • Feasibility Assessments
  • Proforma
  • Financial Projections
  • Business Planning
  • Lease Negotiation
  • Product Development
  • Strategic Development
  • Marketing
  • Web Development
  • Licensing and Certification


  • Contract Procurement
  • IT Development
  • Marketing
  • Consulting Services
  • Networking
  • Business to Business Support
  • Human Resource Training
  • Workforce Development
  • Financing for Businesses
  • Supply Chain Dev/Mgmnt
  • Real Estate Improvements

CBA's Small Business Growth and Development Tools

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© Chatham Business Association | 800 E. 78th St Chicago, Illinois 60619 773-994-5006 (Office) 773-855-8905 (Fax)

Chatham Business Association, Small Business Development, Inc is a 501c6 non-profit organization.
All donations/sales are non-refundable.