Covid-19 Business Resources

This page contains links to organizations and resources that may be able to help small businesses affected by Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  Village facilities are open limited hours.  Village Staff can be reached via email, phone, and online.  Contact staff with questions. 

Updated 03/29/2021

Lombard
Lombard Building Permits - apply online - all permits can be applied for online, including outdoor dining (restaurants only) and outdoor workouts (fitness facilities only). Please use the permit type "Temporary Special Event COVID"
Lombard Chamber of Commerce - Covid-19 tab for loan and business information
Covid permits for restaurants and fitness business - additional outdoor space and/or tents
Shop Local Map - Map of Lombard business status (open, closed, pick-up, drive-thru, other) with a form to add your business to the map

DuPage County
Choose DuPage - business resources
Reinvest DuPage -  check back if program reopens
College of DuPage Small Business Development Center
DuPage CRIS - service providers
Flu Shot vouchers
ComEd Small Business assistance program - grant money and payment plans for small businesses

Illinois
Restore Illinois Plan 
Phase 4 Overview
NEW!!  Bridge to Phase 5 details
Restaurant Employee Relief Fund - one-time grants of $500 to support restaurant employees facing an unforeseen hardship due to Covid-19.
Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG) - applications are closed
IL Small Business Emergency Loan Fund - low interest loans for small businesses
IL Treasurer Small Business Impact Program
ILDFPR - Covid-19 information resources
Illinois - Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Essential Business - FAQ and Occupancy Limits
Illinois Chamber

SBA
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL)
NEW!! SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - deadline for a first or second loan is now May 31, 2021
Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

Other organizations
IMEC - Manufacturing
Accion - small business loans

Questions?  Email communitydevelopment@villageoflombard.org