Business

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) program administered through the Small Business Administration (SBA) provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. Information is available through the SBA's Restaurant Revitalization Fund page. Applications will open on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 11 a.m. CST (noon ET). 

U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The SBA is currently offering PPP loans until May 31, 2021. For more information, visit the U.S. SBA Paycheck Protection Program page. 

Will County Small Business Assistance Grant Program

The application period is now closed. Will County earmarked more than $24 million of CARES Act funding for a Small Business Assistance Grant Program to provide financial assistance to small businesses impacted by COVID-19 so that they could maintain operations. Selected businesses may receive up to $15,000 in grant assistance. More information is available on the Will County Small Business Assistance Grant Program page.