The State of Illinois has created the Business Interruption Grants (BIG) program for small businesses in Illinois suffering losses as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as well as communities impacted by the recent civil unrest. Applications are now open and will offer over $220 million in funds for small businesses hit hardest by the ongoing pandemic, with a focus on economically distressed communities across Illinois.
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Please join us as we bring together the following partners to provide an overview of the program and how to apply.
- Ciere Boatright, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives
- Brad McConnell, Accion Serving Illinois and Indiana
- Marcus Yancey, Local Initiatives Support Corporation Chicago