rapid relief loan program for small businesses and independent contractors

Are you a Small Business or Independent Contractor with:

- Fewer than 25 employees
- Less than $3 million in revenue
- Gig Workers
- At least half of income from 1099 contract work
- Less than $100,000 in gross annual income

You qualify to apply for a RAPID RELIEF LOAN!

Cook County’s Bureau of Economic Development has launched The Community Recovery Fund as part of the Community Recovery Initiative. This loan fund offers one-time, zero-interest loans of up to $20,000 for small businesses and $10,000 for independent contractors in suburban Cook County. Loans will be administered by the Chicago Community Loan Fund and provided by a network of community lenders. Applications open in mid-April on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To learn more about the initiative and sign up for updates for when the application period opens, please complete this form:


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