Local Technical Assistance Program

Technical assistance

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's (CMAP) technical assistance program supports communities by offering planning and implementation assistance, providing interagency expertise, leverage the region’s transit network, and building local government capacity. This work aligns with the comprehensive plan for the region, ON TO 2050.

Call for projects

CMAP puts out a call for projects to the 284 municipalities in the region, as well as eligible nonprofits, neighborhood groups, and other organizations needing assistance. The 2024 call for projects closes at noon on Friday, March 22.

Engage with CMAP

CMAP is always working on technical assistance projects with communities throughout the region. Visit the project engagement website to get involved with and share your ideas about current projects.

Current and past projects

Since the program’s creation, CMAP has funded over 200 projects, helping to build local capacity, engage communities, empower local governments to develop solutions for difficult community challenges, make critical decisions, and connect local partners to implementing agencies and capital funding for infrastructure investments.

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Technical assistance

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning's (CMAP) technical assistance program supports communities by offering planning and implementation assistance, providing interagency expertise, leverage the region’s transit network, and building local government capacity. This work aligns with the comprehensive plan for the region, ON TO 2050.

Call for projects

CMAP puts out a call for projects to the 284 municipalities in the region, as well as eligible nonprofits, neighborhood groups, and other organizations needing assistance. The 2024 call for projects closes at noon on Friday, March 22.

Engage with CMAP

CMAP is always working on technical assistance projects with communities throughout the region. Visit the project engagement website to get involved with and share your ideas about current projects.

Current and past projects

Since the program’s creation, CMAP has funded over 200 projects, helping to build local capacity, engage communities, empower local governments to develop solutions for difficult community challenges, make critical decisions, and connect local partners to implementing agencies and capital funding for infrastructure investments.

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