Louisville, IL – State Rep. Darren Bailey is assisting the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) in getting the word out on a new opportunity to help small businesses impacted by the coronavirus related closures. Beginning June 20, businesses can apply for $10,000... 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.
Administration also announces partnership with Coursera to launch in June, offering online workforce development courses for Illinois job-seekers Governor JB Pritzker, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) and the Illinois Department of Employment Services (IDES) today launched Get Hired Illinois... Read More.
Paycheck Protection Program Eligible recipients may qualify for a loan up to $10 million determined by eight weeks of prior average payroll plus an additional 25% of that amount. Loan payments will be deferred for six months. SBA will forgive loans if all... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA)-Veterans Education and Training Section (State Approving Agency) took immediate action to assist Illinois Veterans impacted in their educational endeavors due to the closing of the ITT Technical Institute. "Our number one priority is the welfare of our Illinois... Read More.