COVID-19 Resources for Businesses
State of Illinois
Small Business Administration (SBA) Updates
Sign up for SBA email updates on their website (LINK)
- The Small Business Guide to the CARE Act produced by the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship is a quick and concise guide to the various relief opportunities available to small business owners.
- COVID-19: Small Business Loan Information The State of Illinois has received its statewide Economic Injury Declaration which means small businesses in Illinois may be eligible for low-interest, economic injury disaster loans up to $2M per business. Eligibility requirements are determined by SBA and can be found on their website (LINK). Businesses can access additional information (LINK) and apply for the loan online (LINK). Register for a free seminar that gives an overview for small business on the Economic Injury Disaster Loan. Read the Step-by-Step Guide on How to Apply for an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan from the US Chamber of Commerce.
Cook County Resources
Below are links to several of the local area utilities regarding their response to COVID-19:
DoorDash is offering assistance to the restaurant industry through a package of commission relief for new and existing DoorDash partner restaurants. Please visit their website (LINK) for more information.