Technical Assistance Hours for B2B Grant Applicants







As a Community Navigator, the EDC is providing free and confidential assistance for businesses who wish to apply for the State of Illinois’ Back to Business (B2B) grant program.

Assistance provided includes:

  • Answering questions regarding the grant program
  • Help with submitting the application online
  • Scanning and printing of required documents*

All appointments must be scheduled and no walk-in appointments will be available. To schedule, click here to find a date and time that works best for you. If a time is not available that fits your schedule, contact us at and we will work to find a new date and time that works best for you.

*The grant program requires a copy of your business’s 2019 AND 2020 Federal tax returns, two business bank statements (one from the period March through December 2020, and your most recent statement), and your business owner ID.