News Flash Home
The original item was published from 8/12/2020 4:54:44 PM to 8/13/2021 12:00:03 AM.

News Flash

Village Home Page

Posted on: August 12, 2020

[ARCHIVED] DuPage County Expands Small Business Relief Program

Choose DuPage 8122020

The DuPage County Board on Tuesday voted to remove a restriction from the County’s Reinvest DuPage small business grant relief program. 

In May, the Board allocated $7 million in monies received under the federal CARES Act for a grant relief program developed in partnership with Choose DuPage for small businesses and independent contractors impacted by COVID-19. The Board set aside an additional $10 million in June for use through the same program.

Previously, businesses or independent contractors could not apply for the grant program if they had received assistance from the federal Paycheck Protection Program, the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, any state hospitality grant, or any local loan or grant program. The County Board action on Tuesday removed that restriction from the application criteria for the Reinvest DuPage program.

“Our small business community continues to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, and removing this restriction broadens the initiative’s reach, allowing us to continue to help businesses and support economic development in DuPage County,” said Chairman Dan Cronin.

The program provides grants of up to $15,000 for DuPage County-based businesses with fewer than 15 full-time employees and less than $1.5 million in annual revenues. Monies received under the program may be used for payroll, rent, mortgage payments, utilities, and other expenses necessary to maintain operations. A 1099 contractor whose annual income is less than $100,000 can also receive relief through the program.

As of Tuesday, DuPage County has provided $5,922,877 for 563 grants for local businesses and independent contractors.

To learn more or to apply for assistance, please visit

Additional Info...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Village Home Page


Information from ComEd

Posted on: March 28, 2022

Joint Press Release April 21, 2021

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Brush Collection Fee Clarification

Posted on: November 12, 2020

DuPage County Smart 911-COVID-19

Posted on: April 19, 2020
Flag FB

Fly your Flag to Show your Support

Posted on: April 1, 2020

DuPage Water Commission Press Release

Posted on: March 16, 2020

Important Information from ComEd (PDF)

Posted on: January 22, 2020

Republic Services (PDF)

Posted on: August 21, 2019

2019 Amnesty Day (PDF)

Posted on: August 19, 2019

Sterigenics Notice of Filing (PDF)

Posted on: July 18, 2019

Sterigenics Consent Order (PDF)

Posted on: July 17, 2019