The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity offers many programs to help your business expand or relocate to Illinois. For an overview of our programs and discuss your options, contact us at CEO.TradeandInvestments@illinois.gov
Illinois Investment Guide:
Office of Regional Economic Development Our Office of Regional Economic Development provides one on one assistance to help your business start, operate and grow in Illinois.
Grant Opportunities The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity maintains a current list of grant programs that are open for application.
Locate Your Business in Illinois The Illinois Department of Commerce provides the LocationOne Information System (LOIS) for conducting searches on available commercial and industrial sites and building locations throughout Illinois.
Intersect Illinois Intersect Illinois works to bring new jobs and investment to Illinois. Intersect Illinois provides research data and site location assistance. Learn about starting a business, expanding, or relocating to Illinois, and the resources available for minority, veteran, and women-owned businesses.
First Stop Business Information Center The First Stop Business Information Center is your one stop shop to navigate regulatory requirements and connect you with state and local resources.
Minority, Veteran & Woman Owned Business Resources The Office of Minority Economic Empowerment offers tailored assistance for Minority, Veteran & Woman owned businesses.
Help with Business Expansion and Relocation Our Office of Regional Economic Development provides one on one assistance to help your business start, operate and grow in Illinois.
Regulatory Flexibility Program The Regulatory Flexibility Program provides an analysis on new rules that impact small businesses.