Pekin Small Business Grant Applications Now Available

Apr 15, 2020

The city of Pekin's Small Business Assistance Grant program is now taking applications.

Small businesses within the city are eligble for grants of up to $5,000 to see them through the COVID-19 closures if they have fewer than 50 W-2 employees. Self-employed people or businesses without W-2 employees can receive up to $2,000.

The city is using $1 million worth of Community Block Grant Development funds for the first wave of grants.

Applications should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. The first grants will begin going out May 1. For more information on how to apply or for additional information on the criteria to qualify for a grant, click here.

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