Governor Pat Quinn signed into law bills that create the $31 billion Illinois Jobs Now plan, which will revive the state’s ailing economy by creating and retaining over 439,000 jobs over the next six years. Illinois Jobs Now is a capital bill that provides many long-awaited improvements to our bridges and roads, transportation networks, schools and communities. Part of this plan includes $15 million for the Emerging Technological Enterprises program.
The purpose of the program is to foster economic development and increased employment in Illinois. Eligible activities include: acquiring real properties for industrial or commercial site development; acquiring, rehabilitating and reconveying industrial and commercial properties for the purpose of expanding employment and encouraging private and other public sector investment in the economy of Illinois.
EMERGING TECHNOLOGICAL ENTERPRISES APPLICATION
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Questions and requests pertaining to this program should be directed to Pam Giroux at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Pam.Giroux@illinois.gov.