Elgin Coronavirus Guide for Small Business in the Downtown
Illinois Resources for Businesses
IL Dept. of Commerce Small Business Assistance
IL Dept. of Commerce Emergency Resources for Businesses
State of Illinois Resources for Businesses
State of Illinois Resources for Economic Assistance
“Essential” Business and Operations Q & A (updated May 15)
General Illinois Covid-19 Resources
Governor JB Pritzker on Facebook
Daily Illinois video briefings.
IL tax filing & payment deadline extended to July 15.
Main Street Resources for Businesses
Main Street Webinar Series for Businesses
The COVID-19 & Main Street Webinar Series provides Main Street programs with the latest resources and information on how to navigate the short-term and long-term impacts of COVID-19. All webinars are free and recorded for your convenience.
Main Street Forward
Main Street Forward features a wide range of free resources for Main Street leaders, including recovery planning tools, guidance as it relates to Four Point activities, research, advocacy efforts, and best practices and examples from around the Network.
Compiled by the Main Street organization to help Main Streets and small businesses including loan and grant programs as well as federal programs.
The IRS has announced a tax deadline extension of 90 days to July 15 interest and penalty-free to help individuals and businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Click here for details.
Small Business Administration
SBA Coronavirus Relief Options
The Paycheck Protection Program lender assistance hotline is 833-572-0502. Program guidance and related information can be found at www.sba.gov/paycheckprotection or www.treasury.gov/cares
SBA Express Bridge Loans
This program allows small businesses who currently have a business relationship with an SBA Express Lender to access up to $25,000 quickly.
SBA works with local partners to counsel, mentor and train small businesses. Learn more here.
Share your business status with the public on the City of Elgin Interactive Mapping Resource Guide.
Complete the Business Survey Here and be sure to check back often to this Elgin Coronavirus Guide for Small Business web page. If you have changes to your current status on the map please request your information be updated.
Grants, Funds & Resources
Commercial Real Estate Resource Guide (for Property Managers)
NonProfit Pro (helpful for any Non Profit)
RECENT DNA EMAIL COMMUNICATIONS
Did you know there is a private Facebook page for Downtown Elgin business owners? REQUEST TO JOIN THE NEW DOWNTOWN ELGIN BUSINESS FACEBOOK GROUP HERE
Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin
31 S. Grove Avenue, Suite 100
Elgin, IL 60120