Small Business Capital Grant Frequently Asked Questions. 

The Village of Gurnee is accepting applications for the Small Business Capital Grant program. Below is a list of frequently asked questions. Call Jodi Luka at 847-599-6601 for further questions

Small Business Capital Grant FAQ's

Why is the Village starting this program?
What is a capital project?
What type of projects fit in the scope of the SBCG?
What projects do not qualify under the SBCG Program?
How does a matching grant work?
Will the Village of Gurnee offer this every year?
What is the application deadline?
How long do I have to complete the approved project?
Is there an application fee?
What is the maximum I can apply for?
What is the time frame on a decision once an application is submitted?
When are funds awarded?
What type of businesses qualify under the Program?
Do I qualify if my business is located in unincorporated Gurnee?
Do I qualify if my business opened during COVID-19?
Do I qualify if my business closed for a short duration during COVID-19?
I own multiple businesses in the Village. Can each qualify?
Who needs to sign the application as "Applicant"?
I own a business, but not the property, can my business still qualify?
If my business leases its location, can my landlord contribute matching funds for the project?
I own commercial real estate in the Village; can I apply?
I received other grant funds for capital improvements. Do I still qualify?
Do I have to get permits if the Village approved grant funding?
Can I use grant funds for permit fees?
Can I apply for multiple grants?
How do I submit my application for the grant?
How would I be notified if I am awarded grant funds?
If my project was completed during COVID-19, can I apply for the grant retroactively?
How do I make sure payment of the grant goes to the right place?
Whom can I contact with questions?
Where can I find the application?