FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL BUSINESS FINANCING RESOURCES

Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loan (Federal)

Illinois Treasurer Business Invest – Illinois Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program (Illinois)

Illinois COVID-Response Fund for Non-Profits (Illinois)

Hospitality Emergency Grant Program (Illinois)

Illinois Small Business Emergency Loan Fund (Illinois – outside Chicago)

Chicago Small Business Resiliency Fund (Chicago, IL)

Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund (Illinois)

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce Business Relief Fund (Springfield, IL)

Rockford Local Development Corp Small Business Bridge Loans (Rockford, IL)

University of Chicago South Side Small Business Support Program (Chicago)

SMALL BUSINESS OPERATIONAL RESOURCES

COVID-19 Small Business Guidance (Small Business Administration)

Guidance for Businesses and Employers in Response to COVID-19 (Center for Disease Control)

COVID-19 Information for Small Businesses (Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)

How Small Businesses Can Prepare for COVID-19 (SCORE)

Supporting Chicago’s Small Business Community During COVID-19 (ChiBizHub)

Small Business Crisis Communication Planning for Small Businesses (SCORE)

COVID-19 Resources & Information for Restaurants (National Restaurant Association)

COVID-19 Resources & Information for Lenders and their Clients (Illinois Bankers Association)

Businesses affected by COVID-19: Guidance on updating Google info and temporary closures (Google Business)

Work, teach, and learn from anywhere (Google’s Remote Work hub)

Facebook for Business Tips & Resources Impacted by COVID-19 (Facebook)

Backing Your Business During COVID-19 Outbreak (Quickbooks)

Resources to Help Your Small Business Survive the Coronavirus (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

COVID-19 Communications & Social Media Toolkit (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

3 Expert Strategies for Curbing Coronavirus-Related Business Losses (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

Starting an E-Commerce Business at a Moment of Crisis (Small Business Connection)

Four Sales Strategies to Use During the COVID-19 Outbreak (SmallBiz Trends)

FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL GENERAL RELIEF ORDERS

U.S. Department of Treasury & Internal Revenue Service Issue Guidance on COVID-19 Tax Relief (Federal)

State of Illinois ‘Stay-At-Home’ Order (Illinois)

Pritzker Administration to Provide Unemployment Benefits to Workers Impacted by Coronavirus (Illinois)

Governor Pritzker Announces Sales Tax Deferral for Bars and Restaurants (Illinois)

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Temporary Suspension of Debt Collection, Ticketing and Towing (Chicago, IL)

FEDERAL, STATE & LOCAL HEALTH/SAFETY RESOURCES

Center for Disease Control COVID-19 Page

Illinois Department of Health COVID-19 Page

Chicago Department of Public Health COVID-19 Page