ILBCC Programs and Partnerships

Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce (ILBCC) has partnered with several companies in providing opportunities to diverse individuals in Illinois. These programs include:

Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Program

The Illinois Tollway Authority in partnership with The Illinois State Black Chamber of Commerce provides in-depth, long term technical assistance over two or more years to small, diverse and veteran contractors. The goal is to provide technical assistance intervention in all areas of business development required to become effective heavy highway construction contractors.

Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Programs

There’s no easier way for small businesses to lower energy costs and boost their bottom line than with the Small Business Direct Install Initiative from Ameren Illinois. You can receive a FREE Lighting Assessment to help identify potential energy-saving improvements throughout your facility.

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Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Internships: Developing the Energy Efficiency Market – The Market Development Initiative was introduced in 2018 to strengthen the local energy efficiency economy by providing resources, support and solutions to residential and business customers throughout our communities in central and southern Illinois. By partnering with community-based organizations to identify needs and opportunities, Ameren Illinois has been able to create and execute energy efficiency programs that benefit all customers. [read more]

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