CHICAGO — $28 million in Community Development Grants have been awarded to 12 Chicago businesses and nonprofit organizations.

According to a press release from Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office, the grants range from $54,000 to $5 million and support projects that fill a community need and are desired by residents.

Here is the list from the Mayor’s Office of grant recipients, a description of what they do, and how much they are receiving:

Project Name   Community Area
Description   Funding Amount   
BandWith   East Garfield Park
Adaptive reuse of an existing industrial building for a community performing arts center and youth music education non-profit organization.  $5.0M   
Demera Ethiopian Restaurant   Grand Boulevard
Adaptive reuse of an existing building for a ground floor restaurant with rooftop dining space, second floor office space, and second- and third floor residential units.   $3.1M   
Revive 360   Woodlawn
Redevelopment of the Washington Park National Bank Building for Class A office and retail space, including co-working space and a food hall, and complete renovation of the historic façade.   $5.0M   
Yellow Banana – Altgeld   Riverdale
New construction of 10,000 SF grocery store.  $4.87M   
Sunshine’s Place   North Lawndale
Build out of a new restaurant in a currently vacant building in an INVEST South/West and Community Safety focus neighborhood.  $54,375   
Circle Foundation   Bridgeport
Build-out of a new student-run café in an existing community center.  $154,875   
Southside Market   Chatham
Buildout of a micro-grocery co-operative.  $239,826   
Kilwins   Hyde Park
Expansion of an existing chocolate and ice cream shop to include private outdoor patio space.  $250,000   
88 Plates LLC   Uptown
Buildout of new Asian restaurant/café in recently vacated restaurant space.    $156,750   
La Catrina LLC   East Side
Renovation of vacant property to create a new small banquet hall and event space. $250,000   
Tapestry 360 Health   Uptown
A new community health center to replace the current location, which will provide primary care, behavioral health, and dental services with expanded healthcare offerings and increased patient capacity.   $3.8M   
IMAN Health Center  Chicago Lawn
20,053 sf expansion to provide critical holistic healthcare services and further stabilize the 63rd/California intersection.   $5M

    The location for the announcement, Chicago Market, is one such grant recipient having received $5 million from the city. Its website describes the effort as a “community-owned grocery store featuring local, sustainably farmed, organic produce, meat and dairy products, as well as all of the other staples you’d expect from your market.”

    Watch the entire announcement in the video above.