4010 E State Street, Suite 204, Rockford, IL 61108 info@emergingwin.org 815 608-0778


As a non-profit organization, we have a great need for volunteers. Dealing with local governments to get a business started can have its challenges and Rockford and Winnebago County are no exception. For someone not familiar with the workings of how a business is started in the United States or how to effectively interface with local government it can be a scary experience.

We believe that these entrepreneurs should appreciate the value that professional people contribute to the process.

Lawyers: Help in getting the necessary business licenses, permits and contract review.

Architects: Help with site planning and design. Provide needed documentation in order to secure building permits. Be a resource for