DCEO Offers Webinar to Help Businesses Apply for BIG Grants

From the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity:

Join the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, The Resurrection Project, Greater Auburn Gresham CDC, Chicago Urban League, and Accion on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 for webinars (English & Spanish) to walk through the Business Interruption Grant application process with small business owners. 

  We will cover: Eligibility  How to fill out the Application Necessary Documents Timeline for Applications The most common reasons applications are denied   We will also have a Q&A with IL-DCEO representatives and BIG Program administrators. 

  -Register for English webinar   -Register for Spanish webinar  

Important Application Updates:    Applications for a second round of funding are now live. A total of $220 million will be made available for small businesses of all types in Illinois. If you have questions or are experiencing technical difficulties, please submit a question via the following forms for assistance with your application in either English or Spanish.    Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with funding priorities outlined below. Please take your time to submit a complete and correct application. Additional time needed to submit will not impact your eligibility or chances of receiving a grant.
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