ILLINOIS SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES
Available Resources as of 1/5/2021
Apply here to Pitch at InvestMidwest! This is an opportunity for presenting companies to pitch to 150+ investors at one time. Deadline is Feb. 2, 2021.
The 2020-2021 SBA Illinois Resource Guide provides business tips, contact information, and other resources that may be helpful for you and other small business owners.
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.
The Chicago Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights is offering free 30-minute legal advice sessions.