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COVID-19: State of Illinois Announces $7.3 Million Investment for Illinois Small Business Development Centers to Assist Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Illinois e-News Release

 

State of Illinois Announces $7.3 Million Investment for Illinois Small Business Development Centers to Assist Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Funds to Boost Outreach, Training and Professional Guidance Available at No Cost for Small Businesses throughout Illinois

State of Illinois Announces Illinois Connected Communities Grants to Assist Communities with Expanding Broadband access and use

State of Illinois Announces Illinois Connected Communities Grants to Assist Communities with Expanding Broadband access and use

Illinois e-News Release


 

State of Illinois Announces Illinois Connected Communities Grants to Assist Communities with Expanding Broadband access and use

Grants Will Help Communities Build Capacity for Remote Learning, Work from Home and Other Essential Elements of Digital Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Federal Grant Opportunity Information received May 11, 2020

Please find below upcoming federal grant opportunities that may be of interest to your county, city, town, village or organization. You may also find information about these grants by visiting www.grants.gov.  

 

Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Competitive Grants Program

National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Manufacturing Sourcing Center for PPE

Manufacturing Sourcing Center for PPE

Shared on behalf of our partner, the Illinois Manufacturers' Association

MANUFACTURING SOURCING CENTER FOR PPEASSOC.

Beginning on May 1, Illinois manufacturing employers will be required to provide face coverings to all employees who are not able to maintain a minimum of six feet of social distancing at all times. Additionally, all Illinoisans over the age of 2 years must wear masks when out in public if they cannot maintain the appropriate social distancing, and face masks will be required in all indoor spaces.

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Member Announcements July 1, 2020


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Inside Vermilion County July 2020


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Inside Vermilion County June 2020


Posted: Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:03am
  • Education Heroes - Dave Kietzmann, DACC; Mike Cunningham, DACC
  • Social Service Heroes - Amy Brown, CRIS Healthy-Aging Center
  • Food Service Heroes - McDonalds & District #118 Partnership
  • Small Business Heroes - Hall of Fame Plaques & Signs
  • Healthcare Heroes - Vermilion County Health Department, Bowman Estates  
  • Animal Care Heroes - Humane Society
  • All A's: Vermilion County McDonald's Employee of the Month
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