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Available Resources as of 12/13/2023

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity provides resources and updates for businesses impacted by COVID.

The Cook County Community Recovery Initiative  will offer no interest loans up to $20,000 for businesses outside the City of Chicago.

The Women's Business Development Center has a direct lending program for loans up to $50,000 for established businesses.

Check out this article on small businesses loans by ROK Financial

The Small Business Digital Alliance (SBDA) has now launched!

It brings together major players, influencers, and companies in the e-commerce technology space to help small businesses connect with resources and reach new customers through expanded e-commerce opportunities through trainings, tools, and expansion of their digital networks – free of charge!! 

Take a look to see if you qualify for the 2023 IL B2B Grants.

The State of Illinois has launched the Illinois Back to Business New Business Grant Program (B2B NewBiz), a grant program that will provide financial relief to businesses in the industries most impacted by the pandemic. Applications for eligible for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations are open from November 30 through January 11, 2024. 

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