State will disburse federal funding to communities seeking reimbursement for emergency costs beginning in July SPRINGFIELD - Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the State will expedite a portion of Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) dollars... Read More.
Funds to Boost Outreach, Training and Professional Guidance Available at No Cost for Small Businesses throughout Illinois SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced a new $7.3 million investment from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) for... Read More.
Grants Will Help Communities Build Capacity for Remote Learning, Work from Home and Other Essential Elements of Digital Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) Office of Broadband today announced the new Illinois Connected Communities grant program designed... Read More.
Springfield, IL – The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Forensic Services (DFS) is assisting the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ten forensic scientists and one DNA research coordinator, have volunteered to lend their expertise to assist the IDPH at the Chicago,... Read More.
Pam Barbee with Southern 14 Workforce Investment Board wants small businesses that will not be reopening after this crisis or will be slow in opening backup to take advantage of the WIOA program. WIOA (Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act) can offer information and assistance... Read More.
The Workforce and Illinois Small Business Development Center is offering webinars at no-cost to assist small business owners with the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans. How to Prepare & Apply for SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) Program The U.S. Small Business Administration... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner today announced an upcoming job and resource fair intended to assist those who are being displaced from a federal housing project in Cairo. The fair is set for 11 a.m.... Read More.
Nearly a dozen Rend Lake College Health Information Technology (HIT) and Medical Coding (MEDC) students took part in the SILHIMA (Southern Illinois Health Information Management Association) Quarterly Education and Business meeting, hosted by RLC on campus last Friday. Among their responsibilities throughout the day,... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) today joined local leaders in Dieterich, Marshall, Lawrenceville and Sandoval to announce the availability of technical assistance for rural water systems. Richard Rand (left) shows Congressman Shimkus around... Read More.