Citizen/ Businesses Resource Page for the COVID-19 Outbreak

Welcome to the City of Geneseo’s resource page please check back frequently as we are constantly updating this page with new information!.



Upcoming webinars to learn about the application process:


  • 2021 Illinois Small Business Community Navigators Program NOFO Informational Webinar

Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:30 pm


  • 2021 Illinois Small Business Community Navigators Program NOFO Informational Webinar

Friday, May 14, 2021 10:00 am


  1. SBA’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund
    • The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding. Learn more HERE.
    • Money is going fast for this federal opportunity. DCEO will be hosting a webinar with the SBA on Friday, May 14th. Click HERE to register.


  1. Illinois Economic Development Week 2021

Join DCEO and our partners for a series of IEDW 2021 webinars! Learn from state, local, and industry economic development professionals and hear about the best practices, lessons learned, and strategies for success around driving economic development. Click the links below to sign up or share with constituents.

      • Thursday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m.
      • Thursday, May 13, at 1:30 p.m.


  1. Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
    • Led by the Offices of Minority Economic Empowerment (OMEE) and Regional Economic Development (RED), DCEO will celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders from across the state, highlighting their contributions to the fabric of our state, and resilience as we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.  You can learn more about the virtual events HERE.

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