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Nine businesses apply to SBIF in Kennedy/Kimball

November 22, 2023

The Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF) provides grant funding for permanent facility upgrades and repairs in designated Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Districts throughout the city. 

In October, SBIF was open in the Kennedy/Kimball TIF District in the northwest part of our service area. 

Our staff engaged eligible businesses across many platforms, and we are happy to announce that the following applications are being processed: 

  • Chief O’Neill’s Pub & Restaurant 
  • Automatic Anodizing 
  • Henry Frerk Sons Inc.  (pictured above)
  • H.M. Witt & Co. Signs 
  • Wizard Electric Inc.  
  • Revolution Brewing 
  • Kokkini LLC 
  • Neiman Brothers Company, Inc. 
  • Level Architecture 

You can find more information about SBIF as well as the program’s Rollout Calendar here, and we will be posting on our blog and in our e-newsletter about upcoming SBIF openings as well. 

Thank you to the SBIF team at SomerCor for your support during the course of our outreach efforts to businesses in Kennedy/Kimball. 

With questions about SBIF, please reach out to Steve Simmons at 773-929-5552 x 2226 or


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