We provide advising, mentoring, and financing to Chicagoland small businesses at all stages of development and invest in their potential to impact our community.

The Duman Employment Center has been supporting entrepreneurs since 2001, and was made possible by an endowment from Louis Duman, a Chicago philanthropist and businessman.

Help starting or growing your business to the next level is fundamental to the Duman Employment Center. We offer advising, financing, business mentorship, and skills development workshops to support early stage and in-business entrepreneurs. We help startups take the steps they need to thrive. Is business next for you?

View DumanCenter.org for a comprehensive look on how we can help you succeed.

Take the first step

Want to learn more about our small business support? Visit DumanCenter.org or email us at duman@jvschicago.org.