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Back to Business Assistance Program

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The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) recently announced the Back to Business (B2B) Program. This program offers funding opportunities for small businesses and hard-hit industries. The State has allocated $250 million and identified priority economic recovery areas.
B2B is a key component of the State’s $1.5 billion economic recovery plan, aimed toward a swift deployment of American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funds that have been designated for Illinois. Eligible business can apply for funding from $5,000-$150,000. TO apply, you will need your 2019 and 2020 Federal tax returns, bank statements and business owner ID (ITIN accepted). Applications are available now. To learn more and to apply, click here.
Need help? Cook County Business Advising program can assist! Call (872) 304-2785 or click here!