Illinois has already received more than $22 billion of the over $500 billion in relief for small businesses set aside by the CARES Act in response to the economic fallout of COVID-19. We want to hear your stories — whether your business has been kept afloat by these loans or you’ve struggled to get your funds.

As we continue to report on this unprecedented financial crisis, we’ll be sharing your stories, as well as looking out for any problems Illinois businesses are facing.