New grant program aims to benefit suburban Cook County manufacturing companies
COOK COUNTY - Suburban Cook County manufacturing companies are getting a boost with the launch of a new initiative.
On Thursday, county President Toni Preckwinkle announced the $5 million grant program called "Cook County Manufacturing Re-invented."
The initiative is aimed at funding programs for businesses that promote competitiveness and resiliency.
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The announcement comes as many businesses continue to work to recover financially from the Covid-19 pandemic.
Funding for the grant program is provided by the American Rescue Plan Act.