There are several sources of funding available in Pike County to help you start or grow your business. The cities of Pittsfield and Barry both have economic development offices and revolving loan programs.
Countywide, there is a Pike County Revolving Loan Program though the Pike County Board. In addition, there is a Pike County Community Development group, made up mostly of area banks and Illinois Electric, who might be able to assist you. Contact one of the following for information:
Central State Bank in Pleasant Hill 217-734-2356
Farmers National Bank of Griggsville 217-833-2329
Farmers State Bank in Pittsfield 217-285-5000
First National Bank of Barry 217-335-2393
Farmers Bank of Liberty- Barry 217-335-2321
Illinois Electric 800-468-4732
Two Rivers RC&D, 217-285-4114, has a Revolving Loan Fund, and USDA Rural Development, 217-224-2503, offers business, industry and community facility loans.