Ameren Illinois announced that funding is available for small businesses and non-profits that have fallen behind on their electric bills. Under the company's COVID-19 Economic Hardship Recovery Program, one-time grants of up to $500 will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis until June 30th, or until the funds are exhausted.
Ameren Spokesperson, Brian Bretsch says it's his hope that this funding will help businesses as well as residential customers along the road to recovery.
Grant recipients will have the funds applied to their Ameren Illinois account. Business owners and Ameren customers alike can both call 866-800-0747 or visit AmerenIllinoisSavings.com/Recovery for full details.