OCC is committed to helping certified businesses grow through contracting opportunities at Cook County or elsewhere.  Below are links to contracting opportunities at several governmental agencies.

Cook County Government

Cook County Health

Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Chicago Housing Authority

Chicago Park District

Chicago Public Schools

City Colleges of Chicago

City of Chicago

Housing Authority of the County of Cook

Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago

Public Building Commission of Chicago

Assist Agencies

OCC partners with a variety of organizations that provide resources and technical assistance to M/W/V/SDV/PDBEs.  Those resources include loan programs, small business incubators, educational cohorts, legal and business supports, training programs and much more.  Browse through the licks below to explore the many offerings available to certified businesses.

Asian American Business Association

Black Contractors United

Chatham Business Association

Chicago Minority Business Development Council (CMBDC)

Chicago Urban League

College of DuPage SBDC

Cosmopolitan Chamber of Commerce

Federation of Women Contractors

Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA)

Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Little Village Chamber of Commerce

Latin American Chamber of Commerce

National Association of Women Business Owners (Chicago Chapter)

National Association of Minority Contractors

North Business Industrial Council PTAC

Rainbow PUSH Coalition

US Minority Contractors Association

Women’s Business Development Center PTAC