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).  Please contact staff with questions. 

Updated 06/30/2021

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 Grant - closed
College of DuPage Small Business Development Center
DuPage CRIS - service providers
ComEd Small Business assistance program - grant money and payment plans for small businesses
Residential Rental Assistance - opens May 17, 2021
Onsite Vaccination Clinic Opportunity - with the DuPage County Health Department

Phase 5 details - starts June 11th. Phase 5 removes capacity limitations.
Restaurant Employee Relief Fund - one-time grants of $500 to support restaurant employees facing an unforeseen hardship due to Covid-19.
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 Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL)
Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

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