City of Bloomington COVID-19 CDBG-CV

Small Business Assistance Grant Program

Updated on 1/25/21

Updated as of 1/25/21:

Per the City of Bloomington's Economic Development website:

  • The second round of The City of Bloomington's CDBG-CV Small Business Assistance Grant Program provides grants of up to $5,000 to assist small businesses located within the City of Bloomington in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  • Eligible small businesses may request reimbursement for business expenses incurred during the period of January 21, 2020 through March 31, 2021.

  • Qualifying expenses include:

    • Rent / Mortgage Payments

    • Utilities (Electric, Natural Gas, Water, Internet, Telephone, etc.)

    • Personal Protective Equipment and other COVID-19 related costs

  • Eligible Businesses Include:

  • Visit for additional information on requirements, the application process, and to apply on-line.

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Our SBDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Illinois Wesleyan University, the City of Bloomington, and the Town of Normal. 

Small Busness Administration
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economc Opportunity
City of Bloomington, IL
Town of Normal, IL