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SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2021 – BACK TO BUSINESS GRANT INFO SESSION WEBINAR !

 

BACK TO BUSINESS GRANT INFO SESSION WEBINAR !  
Capital: Back to Business Grant
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2021
12PM- 1PM

 
The Illinois Back to Business Grant Program offers small businesses access to funds that can help offset losses due to COVID-19, bring back workers, and continue to rebuild from the pandemic.

The grants range in size from $5,000 to $150,000. Priority is being given to hardest-hit industries, Disproportionately Impacted Areas (DIAs), businesses who have yet to qualify for previous state or federal assistance, and businesses with less than $5 million in revenue before the pandemic in 2019.
 

September 22nd, 2021 – Fiscal Sponsorship Webinar for Nonprofits

What are the benefits of fiscal sponsorship? And what are the risks with fiscal sponsorship? Attend this session to learn what fiscal sponsorship is and why coalitions and collaborations can benefit from them. Attorneys with Chapman & Cutler will describe the IRS requirements of fiscal sponsors, how those requirements frame the relationship with the sponsored agency,… Continue Reading

October 22 & 29, 2021 – Breakin’ It Down Conference

2021 Breakin’ It Down ConferenceSAVE THE DATE!October 22 & 29, 2021 About the Conference:The 2021 Breakin’ It Down Conference will be held virtually.  This year, we take up the question of going beyond “back to normal.” Join us in exploring the theme “Resilience and Re-Imagining Tomorrow.” Together with nonprofit, philanthropy, and fundraising industry and community… Continue Reading

New Initiative: Introducing the Housing Counseling Corps

New Initiative: Introducing the Housing Counseling Corps

Housing Action Illinois is excited to bring together two of our programs—supporting housing counseling agencies and managing a network of AmeriCorps VISTA members—for a new initiative: the Housing Counseling Corps. We will place AmeriCorps VISTA members with agencies in need of new talent and HUD-certified housing counselors. After a year of service, these AmeriCorps members… Continue Reading

Tell Your U.S. Senators: Support $100 Million for Housing Counseling

Tell Your U.S. Senators: Support $100 Million for Housing Counseling

The U.S. House of Representatives supports $100 million for housing counseling in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget—now we need the U.S. Senate to do the same. We need to tell our U.S. Senators to support $100 million in funding for the HUD Housing Counseling Assistance program in the FY22 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and… Continue Reading