Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program (click link above for more information)

Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund (click link above for more information)

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...

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...

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,...

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small...

IDPH:  COVID-19 and Food Service: Read Full Bulletin

Guidance for Food Establishments that are completely closing during this time period. Read Full Bulletin

Per COVID 19 Executive Order No 5 Section 1: Beginning March 16, 2020 at 9 pm through March 30 2020 all businesses in Illinois that offer food or beverages for...

For tax quarters beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2027, each employer with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees during the reporting...

View a list of local vendors participating in the new Chamber Bucks program. Purchase gift certificates at the Breese City Hall.