Back of the yards scholarship award

Back of the Yards Scholarship Award Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) is awarding two (2) scholarships to college-bound youth, valued at $2,000 each. Click on the link below for eligibility criteria and download the application. Application deadline is May...

Summer job opportunities for teens and young adults

The One Summer Chicago youth program is typically a six-week program that employs youth and young adults across the city of Chicago. In Back of the Yards, a new Apple Coding program is available with limited slots. You can apply to the Apple Coding program and other...

SARFS program is now open for registration

The Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS) program provides safety, security and accessibility improvements that help senior citizens to remain in their homes. BYNC is a delegate agency, under contract to the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and...

Christmas Toy Drive

OCTOBER 30TH 2018 Christmas Toy Drive Christmas time is a very special time of year, a time that brings families together and gives children memories that will be carried with them for the rest of their lives; it is a time that brings out the best in a child and shows...

Hoop in the Hood

Hoops in the Hood Recap This past summer I was blessed to be given the opportunity to coordinate this year’s Hoops in the Hood. Hoops in the Hood is a Summer youth based program that strives to promote peace and unity in the neighborhood through basketball.The players...

TIF Works 50/50 Training Grant

The City of Chicago has launched a new matching employee training grant program for manufacturing companies located in the Stockyards Annex TIF and the Midway Industrial Corridor TIF.  TIFWorks 50/50 is designed to offset the cost of training both existing and newly...

Cubs Charities Diamond Project

Cubs Charities, Local Initiatives Support Corporation Chicago (LISC Chicago), Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council (BYNC) and the Chicago Park District celebrated the completion of a Cubs Charities Diamond Project grant at Davis Square Park. BYNC was a 2014...
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