This initiative for economic recovery established guidelines and strategic priorities for the disbursement of funds to move federal funding to communities, non-profits and businesses in need of direct financial relief.
October 2, 2020 is the application deadline Small Business Grants and Nonprofit Grants applications. All previous applications are now closed. Small businesses and non-profit organizations will be able to access the application portal subsequent to an informational webinar on September 18, 2020. Please continue to visit our webpage for updates as they become available. This program does not offer rent/mortgage assistance for residents.
Small Business Application Instructions
Kane County CRF Small Business Budget for Application - March-September 2020.xlsxKane County CRF Small Business Budget for Application - October-December 2020.xlsx
In order to be eligible to apply for assistance under this program, a business must meet the following criteria:
Chambers of commerce that are located within Kane County and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) are eligible applicants under this program. Certain businesses are ineligible for this program, including home-based businesses (any enterprise for which the principal administrative and managerial activities take place within an individual's personal residence), adult entertainment/bookstores, banks, payday lenders, title lenders, businesses involved in the marijuana/vaping/tobacco industries (Only businesses that derive the majority of their revenue from such industries will be considered ineligible.) and corporate chains (unless incorporated as an independent franchisee). Owners of multiple businesses may submit only one application under this initiative.
You must identify your Business Legal Structure before uploading your supporting documentation.
You must complete an online application with supporting documentation for consideration.
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Nonprofits Application Instructions
Kane County CRF Nonprofit Budget for Application - March-September 2020.xlsxKane County CRF Nonprofit Budget for Application - October-December 2020.xlsx
To be eligible to apply for assistance under this program, a nonprofit organization must meet the following criteria:
Applicants may seek reimbursement of the following types of expenses under this program, provided they were incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020, and were not reimbursed under another source of financial assistance:
Once your completed application and supporting documentation has been submitted, both will be reviewed for eligibility. If additional information or documentation is needed to support your expenses/reimbursements, your designated point of contact will receive an email with this request. Your organization will be notified via email if your application is approved or denied.
Direct any questions regarding the Kane County Coronavirus Relief Fund to: CRF@co.kane.il.us. Please allow for three business days for a reply.
We apologize if you were unable attend any of the webinars due to a capacity limit.
Full audio recording is not available for this webinar. Please refer to the documents made available on the webpage. Questions should be submitted to CRF@co.kane.il.us