COVID-19 Business Recovery Grant Program ROUND 2

The City of Belleville welcomes applications from Belleville businesses for Round 2 of the Belleville COVID-19 Business Recovery Grant Program. Funding has been provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) via the Local CURE’s Economic Support Payments Grant Program (“ES Program”) administered by DCEO through the Local Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency Support Program (“Local CURE Program”). The Local CURE Program administers federal funds from the Coronavirus Relief Fund provided to the State of Illinois pursuant to section 5001 of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”) by providing financial support to units of local government. The ES Program is authorized by Public Act 101-636, Public Act 101-637 and Title 14 Illinois Administrative Code Part 700 (14 Ill. Admin. Code Part 700) to reimburse Local Governments for economic support payments made to qualified businesses within their jurisdictions that have experienced interruption of business attributable to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Financial assistance to qualified businesses for the cost of business interruption shall be advanced by the City of Belleville and may only be in the form of grants. Qualifying businesses may be reimbursed for eligible costs incurred from the period of March 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

For additional details, read the Belleville COVID-19 Business Grant Program Round 2, which includes eligibility information, approved uses of funds, and an application and directions for submitting the completed application. 

Application & Resources

Applications are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Applications received after March 24 will only be considered if funding is available. 

Download, print, and complete the 3-page Belleville Business Recovery Grant Application.                                             

Submit the completed application to:
Belleville COVID-19 Business Recovery Grant Program
c/o Economic Development & Planning Division
407 E. Lincoln St.                                                                                                                                                                       Belleville, IL 62220 

Completed applications can also be emailed to

For answers to questions regarding the grant program, please call 618-233-6810, 1249, or send email  to