Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives revitalizes underserved and distressed urban neighborhoods like Pullman, Bronzeville, and Englewood. CNI leverages resources through place-based strategies to drive economic activity and transform these communities into places where more people want to live, work, recreate and do business.

Million Dollars of Total Investment in Chicago's Neighborhoods

Total Jobs Created in 5 Years

Small Businesses Receiving $18 Million In Loans and Grants

Million in New Markets Tax Credit Loans to Community Facilities


Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives (CNI) has engaged Koya Partners|Diversified Search Group, an executive search firm that specializes in leading mission-driven searches at the senior level, to recruit the new Executive Director of CNI’s subsidiary CDFI, Greenwood Archer Capital. Koya Partners is one of seven specialty brands that comprise Diversified Search Group, one of the nation’s top ten executive search firms. Koya Partners has assumed a leadership role in building diversity and equity internally and through its placements. Koya Partners will work in tandem with GAC’s Board of Directors to recruit and retain the new leader. Those interested in the opportunity, or to recommend a potential candidate, can email the Koya search team at

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