Help for the Bottom Line

Businesses in Columbia can take advantage of a wide variety of programs designed to help fill financing gaps, reduce or rebate some costs of doing business, or assist with technical expertise, training or other services:

Taxable or tax-exempt bonds, loans, and investment capital available through the Illinois Finance Authority (IFA), a self-financed state authority

For specific information about or access to business assistance programs, please contact Scott Dunakey, Director of Community Development. All inquiries will remain confidential.