• Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin

    Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin



    About Us

    The DNA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization representing Downtown Elgin. Our mission and strategic plan encompass a vast array of objectives strategically selected to enhance and sustain our vibrant city center. The DNA team is tasked with working towards the key pillars of our organization as outlined in our mission statement. We are dedicated to this mission, our goals and objectives and have promised to work on behalf of every Downtown Elgin business owner, property owner, stakeholder and resident in conjunction with our City leaders, partner organizations and DNA members.

    For more information about the DNA and Downtown Elgin including event information, downtown jobs, available real estate and much more please visit our website at www.DowntownElgin.com.


    Downtown Elgin Farmers market
    Downtown Elgin Cinco de Mayo
    Downtown Elgin Winter Wonderland
    Downtown Elgin Tower Building
    The Centre of Elgin

    Rep/Contact Info

    Jennifer Arndt
    • Phone: (847) 488-1456
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    Jennifer Fukala
    Executive Director
    • Phone: (847) 488-1456
    Christina Gonzales
    • Phone: (847) 488-1456
  • SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest SBA disaster assistance for the recent civil unrest

    In response to a request by Governor Pritzker, SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza issued a disaster declaration, making low-interest loans available to cover uninsured or underinsured losses related to civil unrest. Anyone affected by these events – homeowners or renters, businesses and nonprofit organizations – is eligible to apply.

    How To Apply

    U.S. SBA Fact Sheet - Disaster Loans

    News Release




  • We're so proud to be a member of this community, and enormously appreciative of the hard work the chamber has done to help local businesses. You're an invaluable resource, and one we're thankful for! Midwest Bone & Joint Institute 


    You are doing a GREAT JOB supporting local business. Your proactive communication and support is REALLY APPRECIATED. 

    Thank You!!
    Jenny Redisi, Cafe Roma 


    I learned so much about how to build my business from the ground up from business owners who presented to the Elgin Area Chamber’s Small Business Academy, along with incredible networking. Thank you, EAC!

    Amanda Garcia, Principal                  ColorWord Creative


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