Financial help is coming for small businesses across DuPage County that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

County board members today are expected to spend roughly $1.7 million to assist 177 small businesses — including restaurants, barbershops and nail salons — through DuPage’s Small Business Grant Relief Program, which provides forgivable loans of up to $15,000 to qualifying businesses and independent contractors.

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SOURCE ( Robert Sanchez / Daily Herald )