State Treasurer to Make Low-Interest Bridge Loans for Businesses available as soon as this week Read Full Bulletin

Essential Business Flowchart

Executive Order 20-10 requires all non-essential businesses and operations to cease all activities except for minimum basic operations.  Non-essential businesses may also continue operations consisting exclusively of employees or contractors working from home. Read Full Bulletin

Executive Order in Response to COVID-19 (COVID-19) Executive Order No. 8 – March 20, 2020 Read Full Bulletin

Under the leadership of Governor JB Pritzker, DCEO is working with partners to launch emergency assistance programs for Illinois small businesses. Emergency Small Business Grants and Loans Assistance

Hospitality Grant Application

Hospitality Emergency Grant Program 03-26-2020

DCEO Contacts by Region for assistance: Read Full Bulletin

Small Business Association Contact for Minority Business Owners Read Full Bulletin

Disaster Loan Assistance Available:  Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDLs) – Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that...