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).  As of June 1, 2020 Village facilities are open limited hours.  Village Staff can be reached via email and phone.  Business can still be conducted online.  Contact staff with questions. 

Updated 07/09/2020

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 "Special Event COVID Temporary Outside Seating."
Lombard Chamber of Commerce - see the Covid-19 tab for loan and business information

DuPage County
Choose DuPage - business resources
Reinvest DuPage Grant program re-opened
College of DuPage Small Business Development Center
DuPage County Health Department Handout
DuPage CRIS - variety service providers

Illinois
Restore Illinois Plan 
Phase 4 Guidelines - begins June 26, 2020
Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG) - grants for up to 3,500 businesses for businesses located in disproportionately impacted areas (DIAs), bars and restaurants, barbershops and salons, gym and fitness centers
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

Federal
CARES Act

SBA
SBA - Loan information; Money is still available in the PPP, deadline to apply August 8, 2020
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) FAQ 
SBA fact sheet on loans
SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - deadline to apply August 8, 2020
PPP guide and checklist 
Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

Other organizations
IMEC - Manufacturing
IL Manufacturers Assoc. FAQ
Accion - small business loans

Questions?  Email communitydevelopment@villageoflombard.org