Covid-19 Business Resources

This page contains links to organizations and resources that may be able to help small businesses affected by Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  As of June 1, 2020 Village facilities are open limited hours.  Village Staff can be reached via email and phone.  Business can still be conducted online.  Contact staff with questions. 

Updated 06/02/2020

Lombard
Lombard Building Permits - apply online - all permits can be applied for online, including outdoor dining (restaurants only) and outdoor workouts (fitness facilities only).  Please use the permit type "Special Event COVID Temporary Outside Seating"
Village Restaurant Guidelines Phase 3
Lombard Chamber of Commerce - see the Covid-19 tab for loan and business information

DuPage County
Choose DuPage - business resources
DuPage County Small Business Relief Grant Program - grant program for small businesses with 15 or less full-time equivalent employees and less than $1.5 million in annual revenues, or for independent contractors with more than 50% of their income coming from 1099 work and an average income of less than $100,000.  See link for all criteria and how to apply. 
College of DuPage Small Business Development Center
DuPage County Health Department Handout
DuPage CRIS - variety service providers

Illinois
Restore Illinois Plan 
NEW!! Phase 3 Guidelines - provides guidelines and toolkits for businesses in manufacturing, office, retail, service counters, youth sports, health and fitness centers, personal care services, outdoor recreation, day camps, and restaurants and bars (outdoor dining and drinking)
NEW!! Phase 3 signage
IL Small Business Emergency Loan Fund - low interest loans for small businesses
IL Treasurer Small Business Impact Program
ILDFPR - Covid-19 information resources
Illinois - Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity
Essential Business FAQ and Occupancy Limits
Illinois Chamber

Federal
CARES Act

SBA
SBA - Loan information
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program FAQ 
SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
PPP guide and checklist
Express Bridge Loan Pilot Program

Other organizations
IMEC - Manufacturing
IL Manufacturers Assoc. FAQ
Accion - small business loans

Questions?  Email communitydevelopment@villageoflombard.org