By Rockford's Small Business Development Center in collaboration with Rockford Community Investment Fund
Rockford’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is elated to announce an upcoming workshop in collaboration with the Rockford Community Investment Fund (RCIF). This educational session is designed to empower small businesses and individuals looking to contribute to the revival of Rockford's residential real estate. The illustrious Tom Sandquist, Executive Director of the RCIF, will be the presenter for this highly informative workshop.
August 10th- 6PM - 7PM CST
September 14th - 6 PM -7 PM CST
October 12th, 6PM - 7PM CST
Rock Valley College, Main Campus, Educational Resource Center, Conference Room 2416,
3301 North Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61114
The Rockford Community Investment Fund (RCIF) has been instrumental in providing financing to small businesses involved in the rehabilitation of homes in Rockford, particularly in low and moderate-income neighborhoods. Tom Sandquist will shed light on various aspects of the RCIF including its history, the loan program, and the requirements to qualify for financing.
Key topics to be covered include:
Note: The maximum loan limit is $100,000.
Tom Sandquist, a Rockford local, is a man of great repute and experience. He holds degrees from Rockford University and the University of Illinois College of Law. With 33 years of legal practice at the Rockford law firm WilliamsMcCarthy LLP, Tom possesses a wealth of knowledge and expertise. In January 2022, he took up the mantle as Executive Director of RCIF, which recently received certification as a Community Development Financial Institution by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Under Tom’s leadership, RCIF has already financed the rehabilitation of more than 30 dilapidated homes in Rockford's low and moderate-income neighborhoods.
This workshop is a golden opportunity for aspiring real estate investors, small business owners, and community members to gain insights into the real estate investment landscape in Rockford. It is also an excellent platform to learn from the seasoned experiences of Tom Sandquist and understand how the RCIF is making a difference in the community.
Don’t miss out on this chance to unlock new avenues in residential real estate investment. Reserve your spot today and be a part of Rockford’s bright future.
This workshop is brought to you by Rockford’s Small Business Development Center in collaboration with the Rockford Community Investment Fund.