Chamber of Commerce, Monticello Illinois

COVID 19 Information


NEW Back 2 Business Grants

The new round of grants (3/21/23) are for specific business types: Hotels, Restaurants, and Creative Arts Businesses.  Attached are the Eligibility Criterium and FAQs for each grant program.  You may only apply under one program.
Monticello Main Street and Monticello Area Chamber are serving as navigators in our county.  If you need assistance, please reach out and we will walk you through the process of eligibility determination and application!  Call us at 217-762-7921
The Application portal is live and may be accessed through DCEO Website and NCRC's webpage

Government Resources for general information: (ordered local to national)
U.S. Small Business Administration - Toolkit for Disaster Loan Assistance, Guidance, Producst and Resources
US Department of Labor - Information on the Fair Labor Standards Act and Family Medical Leave Act in relation to the Pandemic
Other helpful sites:
Society for Human Resource Managment (SHRM) - best practices and templates