Economic Development

Community Data Snapshot

State Information:
Illinois Small Business Development Centers
Business advice, business plan development assistance, information on financing programs, assistance with financial analysis and planning, education and training
http://www.commerce.state.il.us/dceo/Bureaus/Entrepreneurship+and+Small+Business/sbdc.htm

Advantage Illinios Website
Capital and lending opportunities including Capital Access Program, Participation Loan Program, Collateral Support Program, and Invest Illinois Venture Fund
http://www.ildceo.net/dceo/Bureaus/Advantage+Illinois

Illinois Small Business Job Creation Tax Credit
https://jobstaxcredit.illinois.gov/default.aspx

Illinois Angel investment tax credit program
http://www.commerce.state.il.us/dceo/Bureaus/Business_Development/Tax+Assistance/AngelInvestment.htm

Other state programs:
https://jobstaxcredit.illinois.gov/OtherPrograms.aspx


Federal Information:
US Small Business Administration
Advocacy, financial assistance including loan and venture capital information, counseling and training, disaster assistance and more
http://www.sba.gov/

Veteran Owned Business Assistance
http://www.sba.gov/content/veteran-service-disabled-veteran-owned

Other federal programs
https://jobstaxcredit.illinois.gov/FederalPrograms.aspx