FORWARDGet resources to help your business recover
The City of Decatur and the Community Investment Corporation of Decatur (CICD) are partnering to provide COVID-19 relief to small businesses in Decatur. As such, we are proudly offering the FORWARD program designed by LiveStories in order to help our member communities and businesses recover from the impacts of COVID-19 as effectively as possible.
FORWARD is a free online portal that connects local businesses in the City of Decatur to a comprehensive list of resources—grants, loans, credits, offers, and local incentives. It's a one-stop shop for recovery programs.
• Explore dozens of federal, state and local assistance programs.
• Quickly find resources you are eligible for, based on your business profile.
• Need help? Chat online with a dedicated team member.
• Still have questions? Email us at Business.Assistance.CICD@gmail.com or call us at 217-423-0352.
How FORWARD works
• Log in with your password (if you have not received one via e-mail, get access here)
• Review your business profile and settings.
• Browse the list of resources, filtering by eligibility and type.
• Apply online and track your progress.
The City of Decatur and the CICD is committed to helping all businesses, especially small business owners, navigate available resources to help our region's economy get back on track. Together, we move FORWARD.