(WAND) - The local recipients of the Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program’s second round of funding have been announced.

Round 2 BIG funding was awarded to over 6,100 small businesses across the state.

$227 million was distributed in Round 2, totaling $276 million in small business relief since the program began.

To see a full list of businesses that received grants, click HERE

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), who administer the BIG Program, contacted all applicants that had not received a response by Dec. 30, 2020 of their application status.

Small businesses that did not receive funding can apply for assistance from their local Small Business Development Center by clicking HERE. 

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