Helpful Resources

U.S. Small Business Administration 

The U.S. Small Busines Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses experiencing substantial economic impacts as a result of COVID-19. situs judi qq

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

C3_COVID_EmergencyLoanGuide.pdf

Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Hospitality Emergency Grant Program  

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is offering   Hospitality Emergency Grants to qualifying food and beverage businesses and hotels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The applications for the lottery are open from March 25-April 1. 

Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) Resources

The City of Chicago has always played an active role in helping small business. This site includes information about financial assistance resources available throughout Chicago via BACP 

Unemployment Benefits  

Information regarding Unemployment Benefits from the State of Illinois is available.  

Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund  

As a direct response to COVID-19 and the strain it is placing on our city’s small businesses, The City of Chicago is establishing a $100 million   Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund which will help to provide small businesses with emergency cash flow during this immediate health crisis.

Workforce – Employment Opportunities

There are companies in need of employment support during this crisis. Organizations that can help support those looking for work are  Skills for Chicagoland’s Future and the  Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership.

Nonprofit Organizations

The National Council of Nonprofits

Recording of “Federal Coronavirus Relief Bills: What Do They Mean for Nonprofits?”

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