Get resources to help your business recover

FORWARD is a free online portal that connects local businesses in McHenry County 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.
• Chat live with a dedicated county staff member.

How FORWARD works

• Log in with your password (if you have not received one via e-mail, contact us)
• Review your business profile and settings.
• Browse the list of resources, filtering by eligibility and type.
• Apply online and track your progress.

About McHenry County

McHenry County is rich in resources for both business and residents. Close to world-class metropolitan areas, transportation, education, entertainment, and recreational activities, there is something for everyone.

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