Providing Capital for Chicago Black, Latinx, and Women Entrepreneurs

The Cleveland Avenue State Treasurer Urban Success (CAST US) fund launched with support from Arc Chicago, LLC, an investment fund created by MacArthur to make loans and investments for Benefit Chicago, our collaboration with The Chicago Community Trust and Calvert Impact Capital. The CAST US Fund will focus on Black, Latinx, and women entrepreneurs on the South and West Sides of Chicago. It aims to help fill the 80 percent funding gap for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs across all sectors.