Access to capital and locating funding are often the most difficult tasks for any company seeking to develop their products and services and grow their company. The Illinois Department of Commerce can work with your business to identify and secure financing opportunities and build a network of financial support that will meet your present needs and prepare you for future growth.
For more information on these specific programs, select one of the links below:
- Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship is an investment program developed to strengthen Illinois’ start-up and small business community by tapping into the potential of minority entrepreneurs.
Advantage Illinois – provides Illinois businesses and entrepreneurs with access to the capital to start new companies and expand existing business. Comprised of programs to spur institutional lending, includes Capital Access Program and Participation Loan Program.
For questions with Advantage Illinois email
CEO.AdvantageIllinois@illinois.gov; for ADME questions email