HERE ARE SOME HELPFUL RESOURCES AS YOUR BUSINESS IS MAKING PLANS TO RESPOND TO COVID-19

Links to four NEW sources are provided below.

  1. Inland Bank PPP Loan.
  2. Great Lakes Credit Union PPP Loan. GLCU will begin processing PPP applications at noon, Friday, May 8. The credit union also provided an applicant document checklist and a membership application. See links for both below.
  3. Ivanhoe Capital Advisors.
  4. Illinois State Treasurer’s Office Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program.

PPP Applicant Document Checklist

GLCU Business Membership Application

QUICK LINKS

NEW!!  Illinois Liquor Control Commission COVID-19 Compliance FAQs
STAY AT HOME FAQS
Small Business Resilience Toolkit
Small Business Resilience Quick Action Guide
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
US Chamber of Commerce
Lake County Health Department
Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers
Common Issues Small Businesses May Encounter
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan
Accion’s Small Business Pandemic Funding Options
Stay-At-Home Order Illinois

The Lake County Health Department has enacted bi-weekly phone briefings for the business community, to be held each Tuesday and Thursday from 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. to provide the latest updates and answer questions. Recordings of previous briefings are now saved online here.

The U.S. Chamber has created a guide to help small businesses, independent contractors, gig economy workers and other qualifying individuals prepare to file for a coronavirus relief loan under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security(CARES) Act. –

Briefing on Emergency Coronavirus Funding for 501(c)(3) Nonprofits – U.S. Chamber Foundation president Carolyn Cawley and U.S. Chamber chief policy officer Neil Bradley—or would like to view it again, please click here to watch the video.

COVID-19 Blog Posts

Summary of Bipartisan Agreement on “CARES” Act

$340 BILLION SURGE IN EMERGENCY FUNDING TO COMBAT CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK This comprehensive package brings to bear the full resources of the federal government to protect the health and well-being of all Americans. More than 80% ($274.231 billion) of the total $339.855 billion provided in the coronavirus emergency supplemental appropriations package goes to state and local […]

Resilience in a Box

Eating & Drinking Establishments: Short-Term Relief from Penalties for Late Sales Tax Payments Due to COVID-19 Virus Outbreak