As of Friday, June 26, 2020, the Governor has moved all of Illinois, including Addison, into Phase 4 of his Restore Illinois plan. Most guidelines for Phase 4 may be found here. Golf operational guidelines can be found here. Governor Pritzker also signed Executive Order 2020-44, which extends a number of previous executive orders through July 26, 2020. The Village recommends businesses continue to operate following the recommendations set by the State and DuPage County Health Department to keep employees and the community safe.
To clarify for restaurants: restaurants are permitted to continue with outdoor seating until further notice in accordance with Addison guidelines. For indoor seating, DCEO guidelines allow for tables placed 6 ft apart. No percent of occupancy applies to the indoor seating area.
Gaming: Please be sure to review the protocols for resumption of video gaming operations memo dated June 17, 2020 as well as the announcement from the IGB allowing gaming operations to commence on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
DuPage County's Small Business Relief GrantThis program, established by DuPage County and Choose DuPage, is meant to assist small businesses and independent contractors to use for employee retention payroll, utilities, and rent.
- 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.
DCEO's Business Interruption Grant Program
This program provides assistance to disproportionately impacted areas of the COVID-19 pandemic, of which Addison is a part of. This program is available for up to 3,500 businesses that experiences a limited ability to operate due to the pandemic specifically bars, restaurants, barbershops, salons, gyms and fitness centers. Review the full eligibility criteria to determine if you qualify.
Applications are no longer being accepted at this time. For additional details, click here.
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. The new deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program loan is August 8, 2020.
To apply for loan forgiveness, review the instructions and full application. SBA also published an EZ application for loan forgiveness that applies to some borrowers with separate instructions.
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)
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
- IL Manufacturing Helpline
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- 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.