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Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors program expands

Thanks to a generous grant from the Illinois Treasurer, our popular Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS) program will grow in 2021, allowing us to… Read more

BIG grants strengthen local businesses along North Branch

In the past six months, seven neighborhood businesses in our service area received Business Interruption Grants (BIG) from the State of Illinois, bringing in a… Read more

Wild Mile adds to dynamic North Branch of Chicago River

Adding green space along the North Branch would create an incredible neighborhood destination and support businesses, jobs, and local economic development. The city has taken… Read more

A reflection from NBW Executive Director Jonathan Snyder

As this year is winding to a close, I want to thank all of members and partners who worked with us to overcome the numerous… Read more

Calihan Catering receives $150k Business Interruption Grant

During a year of unprecedented challenges for businesses, North Branch Works has worked hard to identify and connect our members with local, city, state and… Read more

Top ten stories from the North Branch in 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, it’s a great time to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of the year. With that in mind, here… Read more