2020 Community Small Business Advance Available

  • January 14, 2020
Support your local economy and community revitalization efforts with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago's Community Small Business Advance. In 2020, members can access a Community Small Business Advance with 0% financing to support small business lending in income-eligible communities in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Eligible small businesses include, but are not limited to:

  • agricultural operations
  • commercial, service, or retail operations
  • hospitality and recreation-based businesses
  • internet-related businesses
  • social service providers
  • small-scale industrial and manufacturing operations
  • trades
  • professional services
Apply Today
In order to qualify, members must complete the Community Small Business Advance application and demonstrate the eligibility of the small business as outlined in the application. Member limits apply to the type, amount, and maturity of each related advance. 

For More Information
To learn more about how the Community Small Business Advance can benefit small businesses, contact Community Investment at ci@fhlbc.com.

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Casey Reidy 
Director, Communications 

Heather Bockstruck
Assistant Director, Communications