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Illinois Tollway: Technical Assistance Program

Program Overview

Chicago MSDC and The Illinois Tollway have entered into a partnership to provide an Illinois Tollway Technical Assistance Center. The program is designed to prepare established firms including disadvantaged, minority-and women-owned business enterprise firms, veteran-owned small businesses as well as small businesses to participate on highway and vertical construction contracts. Participants will receive comprehensive, customized business development assistance.


Participant eligibility

  • A minimum of 3 years in business
  • $300,000 minimum annual revenue
  • Experience with Tollway or construction-related government work (at least one project as prime or subcontractor)

Application process

Applicants can download the application online at www.illinoistollway.com, or download the application:  CLICK HERE. Completed applications must be sent to Stefanie Garcia at Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council.

Once a participant has applied and provided preliminary information, an appointment will be set-up for an in-person meeting and assessment. Applicants who do not qualify will be referred to suitable programs for assistance.

Application deadline: Open Enrollment
Download the Application, complete the form, save it and return it to us by e-mail.

Training Center

Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council
105 W. Adams, Suite 2300
Chicago, IL 60603

Contact Information

Stefanie Garcia, Program Manager
Phone: 312-755-2554
Fax: 312-755-8890
E-mail Stefanie Garcia

Visit Tollway website http://www.illinoistollway.com/doing-business/diversity-development for more information.