Cook County Bureau of Economic Development
The Cook County Bureau of Economic Development pursues equitable economic and community growth by supporting residents, growing businesses, attracting investment and nurturing talent.
COVID-19 Resources for Businesses and Residents
Our Bureau is strengthening residents and small businesses affected by COVID-19 through rapid financial relief and essential support with the Cook County Community Recovery Initiative. Learn more about how we can help you stay in your home, find a job or keep your business open.
Subscribe to our COVID-19 newsletter and be the first to hear about how to apply for support and learn about critical program updates.
- The Cook County Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) application for capital improvements is open. Go here for details.
Ongoing Programs & Resources
The Bureau offers a wide range of programs to drive sustained economic growth and promote vibrant community development.
Programs For Businesses:
Programs For Communities:
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