Ravenswood is Greater Together
What makes us different? As a young chamber, GRCC has been able to grow and develop programs tailored specifically to this eclectic business community. Our flexible, collaborative, and inclusive approach allows us to address the complex needs of our members — from industrial manufacturers, retailers, service providers and restaurants, to start ups, artisans, non-profit organizations and everything in between.
We’ve got momentum behind us and a bright future ahead. We want you to be a part of it. We’re Greater Together.
We are guided by the belief that creativity, sustainable living, and diverse industry position Ravenswood as a destination neighborhood. We create programs and provide services that connect the dots between businesses, residents, non-profit organizations, local government and area schools.
Our 2019 Impact
Visitors attended our events from Chicago and beyond
Raised for local nonprofits and community groups
Malt Row guidebooks distributed across Chicago
Volunteers working to support our Greenspaces and local nonprofit organization
$8,400+ Retail Sales
Dollars spent at local businesses during our “shop small business” promotions like Unwrap Ravenswood
235+ Active Members
Total active GRCC Members (and counting!)
The Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce develops programs and projects to meet the unique needs of our commercial districts and corridors. These initiatives are shaped with input from local business owners and entrepreneurs, and are designed to help connect, support, and empower businesses within the Greater Ravenswood community.
Meet the GRCC Board + Staff
Executive Board of Directors
Board of Directors
The Ambassador Committee is the official host for all Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce events and has the responsibility to be advocates for the Chamber to all new and prospective members of the Chamber.
The events committee assists in the planning and implementation of events that meet the mission of the Chamber. The events are signature and fundraising events. Each event will have its own sub-committees who will report back to the Events Committee at monthly meetings.
Zoning and Development
The Zoning & Development Committee will stay abreast of zoning issues happening in the Ravenswood Corridor and Community at large. Members will review proposals, attend community meetings, and prepare written statements for the Alderman’s office supporting or denying zoning/development requests.