The Second Helpings Culinary Job Training Program

Granted $97,500, The Second Helpings Culinary Job Training Program promotes productive citizenship and provides an opportunity for individuals to gain industry recognized skills and certifications upon which future successes can be built. Since 1998, the Culinary Job Training program has focused on serving unemployed and underemployed adults in and around the Indianapolis urban core that […]

Urban Growers Collective, Chicago

In its second award from JOBS, CTUF was granted the remaining $50,000 to continue its support of public education, teacher professional development, and community and apprenticeship programs through grant-making to community-based organizations.

Roseland Community Hospital

Roseland used $19.7 NMTC million investment to fund two critical projects: (1) the creation of the Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit, a 28-bed inpatient psychiatric care program for at-risk teenagers; and (2) the development of a Women’s Center of Excellence focusing on serving the obstetrical care and women’s health needs of the greater Roseland community. The […]

RMG Recycling Facility

An environmentally responsible metal recycling facility creates new opportunity in south Chicago.

Pullman Park

Nearly 200 years since its founding by George Pullman of the Pullman Palace Rail Car Company and despite noble efforts to revitalize the area, the Pullman neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago was still just on the edge of recovery and missing key elements of a stable neighborhood including a fresh foods grocery store […]

Pullman Health Center

Twelve acres of vacant land were transformed into the new Pullman Community Center – the 135,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, recreation and education complex – offering year-round indoor recreational and educational programs for people of all ages from the Pullman/Roseland communities and beyond. The new $20 million Community Center is the largest multi-sport complex in the […]

Pullman Community Center

The center provides sports and recreational opportunities to low income residents on Chicago’s south side. Individuals, housing authority residents and local teams is able to utilize the facility at reduced rates.

Method Home Products

In September 2014, CDF provided $13 million in New Markets Tax Credit financing to Method, the world’s largest producer of environmentally-friendly cleaning products. CDF financing supported construction, equipment acquisition, and working capital expenditures associated with the development of the 150,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located at 720 E. 111th Street in the Pullman neighborhood. The facility, Method’s […]

Altgeld Resource Center

The new construction of the Altgeld Family Resource Center provides an early childhood learning center, a Chicago Public Library, and a community center to the Altgeld/Murray neighborhood on the far south side of Chicago. This community was originally designed to house military personnel upon returning home from World War II. Today it is currently undergoing […]

Kay Manufacturing Co

Financing for a precision machining company that produces a diverse range of steel forgings for drive train components.

Ted Wysocki, CEO, Institute of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, Illinois

Our Chicago Land-marked building provides affordable space to 20+ non-profit tenants who serve over 1,000 low-income individuals weekly. NMTC will enable us to restore our vintage building and increase its energy efficiency for years to come in assuring our community’s diversity.

Jennifer Bransfield, COO and General Counsel, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives

CNI serves neighborhoods on Chicago’s South Side. We have leveraged over $350 million in new industrial, retail, and recreational development in a single census tract in Pullman through the New Markets Tax Credits program. Since the first NMTC investment in 2013, violent crime in the neighborhood has dropped 52% and jobs in the community have […]