Governor's Stay-at-Home Order
You can find a copy of the order here, which explains businesses deemed "essential" under the Governor's order. The Governor's Executive Order 2020-32 extends this order, along with others, through May 30, 2020.
- Frequently asked questions
- Additional clarification
- Frequently asked questions for child care facilities
- Frequently asked questions for manufacturers (from the IMA)
- Frequently asked questions for restaurants (from the IRA)
The Village of Addison has chosen not to develop stricter guidelines than established by the order. However, the Village does recommend any business continuing to operate follow recommendations set by the CDC found here.
Retooling Your Facility?
In light of the current situation, if you have decided to retool your work to help provide critical resources, please let us know via email. If you are looking to sell your product to the state or federal governments, we can connect you into that process.
DuPage County's Small Business Relief GrantThis program is meant to assist small businesses and independent contractors to use for employee retention payroll, utilities, and rent. This is a new program established by DuPage County and Choose DuPage.
- Small businesses with fewer than 15 full-time employees and less than $1.5 million in annual revenue may apply for a grant up to $15,000.
- Independent contractors with more than 50% of their annual income coming from 1099 work, and an annual income of less than $100,000 may apply for a grant up to $7,500.
- Businesses and contractors that have received other funds intended for this purpose (i.e. PPP, EIDL) are not eligible.
For additional information, visit Choose DuPage's website.
CARES Act - Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security
This guide summaries major programs and initiatives of the CARES Act that will be available through the SBA. You can contact the IL SBA District Office at 312-353-4528. Page 2 highlights information on assistance to cover cost of retaining employees.
The US Chamber of Commerce compiled an article answering questions.
US Small Business Administration's Payroll Protection Program
Businesses, nonprofits, veteran organizations, sole proprietorships, self-employed individuals and independent contractors with 500 or less employees may be eligible to apply for forgivable loans to pay for employees during this crisis. Learn more about this program. Find answers to frequently asked questions.
Comparison of this program, EIDL and the IL Small Business Loan Fund
Small businesses, sole proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed individuals may apply. Find an approved lender you can apply with here. Apply as soon as possible as funds are limited.
US Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Loan
Small businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible to apply for loans of up to $2 million.
- This is a link to a PowerPoint on the Loan Program
- One Pager of details with contact information
- Summary of Steps of the Process
- Apply online
- Frequently asked questions
- The Illinois District Office is hosting twice daily webinars on the Economic Injury Disaster Loans. You can find details and register for these training events at www.sba.gov/il.
Illinois’ Small Business COVID-19 Relief Program
The Business Invest program was established by the IL Treasurer’s Office to assist IL small business and non-profits negatively affected by COVID-19. To learn more about the program click here.
Contact the IL Treasurer’s office with additional questions on this program at 217-782-9463.
Illinois’ Small Business Emergency Loan Fund
Low-interest loans of up to $50,000 for small businesses in every industry. According to the DCEO, businesses with fewer than 50 employees and less than $3 million in revenue in 2019 will be eligible to apply. Successful applicants will owe nothing for 6 months and will then begin making fixed payments at 3% interest for the remainder of a 5-year loan term.
More information and express interest here to receive an application
Comparison of this program, EIDL and SBA's PPP
Hospitality Emergency Grant Program
This grant program for eligible bars and restaurants has now ended. Grant winners were notified on April 8, 2020. More Information available here.
License Renewal Information
State liquor licenses expiring on March 31, 2020, April 30, 2020, May 31, 2020, and June 30, 2020 are extended until July 31, 2020. (See announcement here)
State professional licenses issued by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) that have renewal dates between March 1, 2020 through and including July 31, 2020, are granted an automatic extension to September 30, 2020. (See announcement here)
Help IL Assess Impact
The State of Illinois is assessing impact from COVID-19. Please be sure to let the state know of the impact on your business here.
o Families First Coronavirus Response Act One Pager
o WorkNet DuPage
- SCORE Mentors
- Small Business Development Center
- Mail service by USPS – frequently asked questions related to COVID-19
- Child Care Needs for Essential Workers
- IL Manufacturing Helpline
Sign up to Stay Updated
- CODE Red, Addison's emergency notification system, here
- Download the Village of Addison app. Search for "Addison Connected" or "Village of Addison" in your phone's app store to download.
- DuPage COVID-19 Hotline at 630-221-7030
Mon-Sat from 8 AM – 8 PM or Sun 10 AM – 6 PM
- IL COVID-19 Hotline at 800-889-3931 or email them at DPH.SICK@illinois.gov
Please direct business related questions to Anna Kubas at AKubas@addison-il.org or 630-693-7508
As the situation remains fluid, information is subject to change, but will do our best to share current accurate information.