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Joyce highlights second round of aid for businesses affected by mitigation

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 04:15 PM

pexels helena lopes 697243PARK FOREST - To help small businesses affected by COVID-19 resurgence mitigations, State Senator Patrick Joyce (D-Essex) is urging business owners to apply for assistance through the second round of Business Interruption Grant (BIG) funding.

“With this new round of grants, small businesses will find economic support as they continue to navigate the pandemic,” Joyce said. “Because small businesses are bearing the brunt of this crisis, it’s really important that they take advantage of this funding.”

Bennett urges local businesses to apply for second round of Business Interruption Grants

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 04:11 PM

pexels monica silvestre 713149CHAMPAIGN – With communities across Champaign and Vermilion counties still feeling the effects of the pandemic, State Senator Scott Bennett (D-Champaign) is encouraging small businesses impacted by COVID-19 to apply for assistance through the second round of Business Interruption Grant (BIG) funding.

“Our small business community has made incredible sacrifices over the past several months to protect their staff and customers,” Bennett said. “We must do all that we can to show our support during this horrible pandemic, and I would encourage any business that is struggling to apply.”

Morrison encourages small businesses to apply for second round of BIG Grants

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 04:03 PM

pexels donald tong 1096691DEERFIELD – State Senator Julie Morrison (D-Lake Forest) is encouraging small businesses continuing to face financial hardships due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic to apply for the second round of Business Interruption Grants.

“Many small business owners continue to struggle, wonder when the pandemic will let up, and worry if their establishment can survive the colder months,” Morrison said. “Any business suffering – from restaurants to movie theatres – should apply for BIG funding as soon as it becomes available Thursday.”

Glowiak Hilton: Next BIG application opens tomorrow, small business owners should apply

Published: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 03:53 PM

pexels fauxels 3183153WESTERN SPRINGS – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and small businesses are faced with extended financial hardships, State Senator Suzy Glowiak Hilton (D-Western Springs) is encouraging business owners to apply for assistance through the latest round of Business Interruption Grants.

“Far more than large companies, small businesses in our community have felt the effects of closures and fewer people venturing out,” Glowiak Hilton said. “To offer some help to these unique local enterprises, Illinois is releasing the next round grants.”

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