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Equitable Financial Incentives

Equitable Financial Incentives
Project website
https://www.equitableincentives.org/en/
Services
Data visualization, CMS, Spanish translation
Client
Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC)
Launched
August 2022

View incentive program spending in Chicago and recommendations to make them more equitable

More about this project

This interactive website provides information on where and how financial incentives have been used in Chicago over the past 10 years and advocates for changes to root programs and processes in equity.

DataMade worked with the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) with support from the Chicago Community Trust to build an interactive visualization that allows users to browse US Census Tracts, Wards and Community Areas and compare what areas have greater economic disadvantage and where funding has gone from Chicago incentive programs.

In addition to total investment, the map shows investment from:

  • Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
  • Small Business Improvement Fund (SBIF)
  • Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF)
  • Property Tax Abatements (PTA)
  • New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC)
  • Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)


Browse US Census Tracts and compare what areas have greater economic disadvantage and where funding has gone from Chicago incentive programs
Browse US Census Tracts and compare what areas have greater economic disadvantage and where funding has gone from Chicago incentive programs


View data by Community Area and Ward
View data by Community Area and Ward


View the relationship between economic disadvantage and incentive program funding
View the relationship between economic disadvantage and incentive program funding


Each type of financial incentive has a detail page with the ability to embed maps in the content
Each type of financial incentive has a detail page with the ability to embed maps in the content


MPC staff have access to the Wagtail CMS for editing page content
MPC staff have access to the Wagtail CMS for editing page content