Business Resources


Quick Links

Opening a New Business

Business FYI

Business Licenses


TIF District Information

Zoning Map

Code Book

Contact Economic Development

Development Plan 

Chamber Of Commerce By OHare Airport

Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce

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The Village of River Grove is dedicated to helping our business community. We hope you will find these links helpful.

Chamber of Commerce in River Grove

River Grove has the honor of belonging to two separate Chambers each offering their own strengths.

Chamber Of Commerce By OHare Airport
Consist of our neighbors to the north and west Franklin Park & Schiller Park.

Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce
Our neighbors to the east Elmwood Park and Mont Clare area compromise this chamber.



Choosing a Business Name?

Incorporating your Business?

Obtaining Federal Identification Number

Obtaining State Sales Tax Number


Local Resources

Our very own Triton College offers Business Solutions 

Triton College prizes its close relationship with the local business community. We’re a trusted partner to companies of all sizes that seek effective employee training solutions, planning and consulting services, recruitment opportunities, and other essential resources. Our commitment to innovative thinking and programs, our use of cutting-edge technologies, and our outstanding facilities and staff make us an incredible value for businesses looking to maximize their potential.

Following are a few of our resources:

  • Center for Business and Professional Development
    Offers customized workforce training, public seminars and workshops, short-term training opportunities and professional certification programs for businesses, organizations, and individuals. 

  • Partnership Opportunities
    Triton College participates in a wide range of partnerships with schools, colleges, and universities, including business and community agencies or organizations. 

  • Vendor Opportunities
    Find out how to be placed on Triton College’s vendor bid list. 

  • Job Recruitment Center
    Any business that offers paid positions (no commission-based positions) is eligible to recruit for employees on Triton’s campus. Businesses may also register for our online recruitment service, which provides access to student resumes.

General Resources

ACCION Chicago

SCORE Chicago

Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce

US Small Business Administration

Women’s Business Development Center

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Northwestern University Small Business Opportunity Center

Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County


Incentive Programs

Cook County Programs

 Cook County Bureau of Economic Development

State of Illinois Programs 

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity

Employer Training Investment Program (ETIP)

Business Development Public Infrastructure Program (BDPIP)

Large Business Development Program (LBDP)

Illinois Department of Transportation Economic Development Program


Tax Assistance

Edge Development for Growing Economy Tax Credit

High Impact Businesses

New Small Business Assistance Legislation Passed

Recovery Act Funding for Small Businesses


Technology Grants and Programs

Emerging Technology Enterprise Grant Program

Advantage Illinois

The Invest Illinois Venture Fund (IIVF)

Illinois Angel Investment Credit Program

Small Business Jobs Creation Tax Credit


Tech Resources

The following links will help you get the most out of the internet from social networking, online searchability, to making sure that online maps and navigation can locate your business.

Bing Business Portal

Facebook for Business

foursquare for Business

Google+ for Business

Google Maps

Linkedin Company Pages

MapQuest Local Business Center

Pinterest Guide

Twitter for Business

Yahoo! Local

Yelp for Business Owners

You Tube for Businesses

Energy and Green Links

Energy Star for Small Business 

ComEd Smart Ideas for Your Business

Clean Air Counts


Staffing and Education

Employer Services for Triton College

Triton College Cooperative Education and Internships

Illinois WorkNet (recruitment, training, connecting)

Illinois Department of Employment Security (DES)





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