Cook County Community Recovery Initiative

The Cook County Community Recovery Fund is no longer accepting applications as of midnight, June 17, 2020.

CNIMFG is proud to partner with Cook County to support the Cook County Community Recovery Fund. The Recovery Fund is a component of the Cook County Community Recovery Initiative, created to provide rapid relief loans, technical assistance, and outreach for suburban small businesses and gig workers impacted by COVID-19.

The recovery loan fund offers one-time, zero-interest loans of up to $20,000 for small businesses and $10,000 for independent contractors in suburban Cook County. Loans will be administered by the Chicago Community Loan Fund and provided by a network of community lenders, including CNIMFG.

The application window closed at midnight on June 17th. Answers to additional FAQ’s on the recovery loan fund can be found here.

Please contact Lycrecia Parks of the Chicago Community Loan Fund at or  (312) 788-2496 with additional questions about the loan fund or inquiries about the application process.