Tenant Resource Guide
During this unprecedented time, it is the goal of Newcastle Retail Management to provide you with helpful tools and resources to support your business during the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic hardships. As such, we have created a list of helpful information, including steps that businesses can take to navigate this crisis. We ask that our tenants adhere to the rules and regulations on COVID-19 safety, set forth by the city of Chicago, the State of Illinois, and the Federal government.
GENERAL RESOURCES & INFORMATION
State of Illinois COVID-19 Response Page
Chicago COVID-19 Response Page
Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity: COVID-19 Information for Small Businesses
Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP) COVID-19 Resource Center
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TOOLS & RESOURCES
Business Interruption Grants Program (BIG)
The Business Interruption Grant (BIG) program is a $636 million program developed by Governor Pritzker and the Illinois General Assembly to provide economic relief for small businesses hit hardest by COVID-19. BIG leverages federal funding provided by the CARES Act to help offset COVID-19-related losses for Illinois small businesses. Applications for a second round of funding are now live. A total of $220 million will be made available for small businesses of all types in Illinois.
Business Interruption Grants Progam (BIG) Information and Application