Back to Business Grant
As part of Governor JB Pritzker’s overall economic recovery strategy, the $250 million Back to Business (B2B) grant program aims to deploy small businesses recovery grants for those hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are dispersed as a grant which does not need to be repaid. The grant targets businesses who have yet to qualify for state funding or federal assistance (including the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF), Business Interruption Grant (BIG), Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG), etc). Grants range from $5,000 to $150,000 per business ($250,000 for hotels) and can be used to cover a wide range of operations/staff/overhead costs. To learn more click here.