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Are you interested in starting your own business?

Well look no further! The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has provided a step by step guide filled with resources, helpful information, legal requirements and more.

For more information click the link below!

Small Business Finance: IRD Resources for Entrepreneurs Starting and Operating a Business

Learn about taxpayer responsibilities and how to use tax laws to reduce tax liability and increase profitability.


Illinois B2B NewBiz Grant

Illinois B2B NewBiz will provide financial relief to businesses that started during the pandemic in the industries most impacted by the pandemic. Businesses that started during the pandemic have not been eligible for state grants and most federal emergency support provided for emergency relief to small businesses thus far.

Facade Grant

The city offers a matching dollar façade grant up to $5000.00 for businesses in the TIF district. The grant is for façade improvements that retain or express the original or quaint quality of our downtown buildings.

Some examples of previous grants include: Painting, awnings, and signage improvements.

*Note: Businesses that have public entrances in the back of their property are also eligible for these façade grants.

Toursim Promotion Micro-Grant

The City of Oregon is excited to offer a new “micro-grant” opportunity for qualifying for-profit
Oregon businesses and organizations that promote Arts, Activities, and Tourism opportunities.

Commercial Lease Subsidy Grant

The City of Oregon is introducing the Commercial Lease Subsidy Grant (CLSG) to encourage economic investment and further stimulate growth within the Oregon TIF District.

Further Economic Opportunities

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity provides a ton of Grant Opportunities, Low-Interest Loans, and other economic assistance and information for businesses. Click the link below for more!

Small Business Grant Programs

The U.S. Small Business Administration is a United States government agency that provides support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. For more information click the button below!

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