The SBA provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disasters. All affected small businesses and nonprofits can apply now.

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

The White House has reached out to the National Association of Manufacturers to seek volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce within two weeks large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Respond if you are able to help with production >>

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

mHUB has pulled together a team of engineers and entrepreneurs to develop low-cost solutions to quickly increase the supply of ventilators. These solutions will include both hardware and software technologies. There is an open call to medical partners, local hospitals and greater community for problem statements and challenges around prototyping and manufacturing new technologies to support patient care, testing and worker safety. Submit problem statements or ideas >>

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

The Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. Our goal is to bring public health professionals alongside the technology community’s talent to contribute to the world’s response to the pandemic. Hackathon projects will be formulated and judged by an interdisciplinary panel of public health, health IT, and policy experts.

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Mayor Lightfoot announced a $100M economic relief package to support the city's small businesses that are experiencing a loss of revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

The State of Illinois is soliciting feedback about what small business owners need most. Information obtained by this survey will only be used to assist in requesting an economic injury disaster declaration from SBA and identifying greatest areas of need. Take the survey now>>

Posted: Thursday, March 19, 2020

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