The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity is offering grants to small businesses for up to $25,000 to support working capital expenses during the Covid-19 crisis.  Carterville businesses interested in this program can complete the attached abbreviated application and return it to City Hall.  Once received, the applications will be forwarded to our grant writers who will work directly with the businesses to help complete all the grant’s requirements.  Feel free to contact City Hall or visit the DCEO Guidebook link for more information.

Downstate Small Business Stabilization Program FAQs

DCEO Program Details and Guidebook

Carterville DCEO Small Business Grant Abbreviated Application