Village of Diamond


Rental & Mortgage Assistance

Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) is allocating funds to renters and homeowners who have been financially affected by COVID-19. If your residents are unable to pay their rent or mortgage due to COVID-19, they may be eligible for relief funds. Rental assistance up to $5,000. Applications open from August 10-21. (May close sooner based on number […]

Census Takers in the Village

Census takers will visit homes that haven’t responded online/mail or by phone. Census takers will wear masks and follow local public health guidelines when they visit your home. All census takers complete a virtual COVID-19 training on social distancing and other health and safety protocols before beginning their work in neighborhoods. Census takers are hired […]

Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants

The Community Foundation of Grundy County & The Grundy County Chamber Announce:  Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grants.  $1,000 grants will be give to qualified applicants. To apply, visit Applications are due July 13.  Eligibility information and requirements are available at or at  

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Guidelines for Reopening

If the current trends continue, Illinois will enter Phase 4 on Friday, June 26, 2020. To prepare businesses and employers to implement new and updated safety guidelines in Phase 4, the State of Illinois has developed this business toolkit complete with signage, posters, and other resources to ensure business and activities are conducted in accordance […]

Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program

As part of the FY20 and FY21 DCEO budget, the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity has appropriated funds from the Coronavirus Urgent Remediation Emergency (CURE) Fund to support expenses associated with economic support in connection with the COVID-19 public health emergency.  The Business Interruption Grant (BIG) Program will reimburse costs incurred by businesses […]

The Village Needs You!

  Have you completed your 2020 Census?  If not, please do so as soon as possible.  You can complete online, by phone or by paper form. Online at:  Phone:  1-844-330-2020 Paper form:  Most households received their invitation to respond to the 2020 Census in March. These official Census Bureau mailings included detailed information and […]

Call4Calm Emotional Support Line

The Illinois Department of Human Services’ Mental Health Division has launched a free-of-charge emotional support text line, Call4Calm, for Illinois residents experiencing stress and mental health issues related to COVID-19. Individuals who would like to speak with a mental health professional can text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0, or for Spanish, “HABLAR” to the same number: 5-5-2-0-2-0. […]

ComEd’s Payment Options

ComEd is working with customers who contact them to establish payment arrangements and identify energy assistance options to address your specific needs. For any of your ComEd needs, please see their website for all your needs 24/7.  It’s easy to: Make a payment at Make payment arrangements at Report an electric outage at View your […]