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2020 Census Rural Outreach Fund
Offering $500 stipends to organizations who commit to sharing social media posts along with a digital Pledge to Count card. All information collected through the pledge card is confidential and will not be used for any other purposes unless individuals opt-in for future communications. See eligibility requirements and partner expectations below. Interested organization should complete this short Interest Form by May 1. All interested organization will be notified by May 5.Read More
A Quick Start Guide to Staying Open
A brief 5-page PDF designed to give you a snapshot overview of strategies to maintain employee safety, employee health, and facility safety with links to materials and information from OSHA, CDPHE, NIOSH, and WHORead More
Aims Community College Center for Professional Development
Provides a variety of internal learning opportunities through-out the college. Learning opportunities may be specific training for their department, professional development or their day-to-day duties.Read More
Amber Grants for Women
The Amber Grants began in 1998. It was launched by WomensNet to honor the memory of a young woman, Amber Wigdahl, who died at the age of 19 – unable to fulfill her entrepreneurial dreams. In 2020, the Amber Grant has been doubled to $4,000. Earn any Amber Grant through November, 2020, and you’ll be eligible for an additional $25,000 grant at the end of this year.
Woman / Women-owned business. Nonprofits are ineligible.Read More
Americans for the Arts
Collecting data on how the arts are impacted. Serving as central resource for artistsRead More
ANB Bank Loan Deferral Program
*Must be an ANB customer. A 3-month deferral of payments for all consumer and commercial term loans that require a monthly principal and interest payment. This includes installment loans, mortgages, home equity loans, commercial real estate loans, equipment loans, and any other loan that requires a monthly principal and interest payment.Read More
Angel Relief Fund
Small grants for impacted restaurants and bar employees. Provides connections to needed financial resources.Read More
Another Round, Another Rally Hospitality Relief Grants
We’re offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re also collecting donations from community members willing to help their hospitality-industry friends and neighbors stay afloat in this time of uncertainty.
Chef, server, bartender, dishwasher, sommelier, manager or someone who holds any other type of hospitality role.Read More
Artist Relief Fund
Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists.Read More
Artists’ Fellowship Emergency Aid
The Artists’ Fellowship provides emergency aid to professional fine artists and their families in times of sickness, natural disaster, bereavement or unexpected extreme hardship. At this time, we are temporarily limiting relief and assistance applications to those qualified applicants who are dealing with IMMEDIATE MEDICAL EMERGENCIES and their aftermaths.Read More
Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund
The Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund is intended to help those pursuing careers as artists or arts administrators whose income has been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund is for those who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). If you fit this description and you are in need of short-term, immediate financial assistance – we would like to help. Please answer the questions below, and we will contact you if needed.
We will disburse funds in the amount of US $200 per person, on a first-come-first-served basis.Read More
We will be accepting funds indefinitely.
Arts in Society Grant Program
The Arts in Society grant program will make available a second round of grants in 2020. The program, which supports the integration of arts and culture into multiple disciplines critical to the health and well-being of Coloradans, will accept applications through June 1, 2020. The program, which is administered by RedLine Contemporary Art Center and funded through a cohort of Colorado foundations, provides grants ranging in size from $5,000-$35,000 to individuals and organizations who seek to implement projects that utilize the arts as an integral element in promoting social justice and community welfare.Read More
Bank of America Payment Deferral
*Must be a Bank of America customer. For those who need help making credit card, auto and/or home loan payments, you can submit an online request for a payment deferral.Read More
Bartender Emergency Fund
If you are a bartender, bar back, or cocktail server who needs financial support, you can apply to the USBG National Charitable Foundation’s Bartender Emergency Assistance Program. USBG membership is not required to receive funds.
In order to qualify for grant assistance from the Bartender Emergency Assistance Program, the recipient must satisfy all of the following requirements:Read More
1. Be a Bartender or the spouse or child of a Bartender. The Bartender Emergency Assistance Program defines a “Bartender” as an individual employed in serving beverages or otherwise engaged in the production, promotion or distribution of alcoholic beverages. An individual is considered “employed” as a Bartender if, for not less than one year prior to the application, the individual performed services as a Bartender on a regular full- or part-time basis or, if the catastrophic event or emergency hardship giving rise to the application prevents the individual from performing such services, for not less than one year prior to the event or hardship the individual performed services as a Bartender on a regular full- or part-time basis.
2. Experience a catastrophic event or emergency hardship that is: Identifiable and described in detail in the application; Damaging to the person or property (e.g., loss of life, health, or property); Sudden and precipitous rather than gradual or progressive; Unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unintended, or unplanned; and Unusual and not normally occurring in the ordinary course of day-to-day living.
3. Lack the necessities of life, including financial, physical, mental, or emotional well being as a result of the catastrophic event or emergency hardship.
4. Provide tangible documentation of the catastrophic event or emergency hardship.
Berthoud Chamber of Commerce
Posting State and County business resources.Read More
Broadcasters Foundation of America COVID-19 Emergency Grant
The Broadcasters Foundation of America’s Emergency Grant for Coronavirus Assistance provides one-time grants of up to $1,000 to broadcasters who have faced extreme financial hardship due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its effect on the broadcasting industry.Read More
Business Improvement Grant (BIG)
Northglenn businesses located in the urban renewal boundary area can apply for a matching grant of up to $12,500 for exterior improvements.Read More
Business Tenant & Commercial Landlord COVID-19 Guide
Promoting clear process for Landlords & renters affected by COVID 19.Read More
Business Utility Assistance Grant (BUAG)
This program is available to new or existing businesses in the Northglenn Urban Renewal Authority area. Its purpose is to provide assistance with upgrades necessary related to water, wastewater and storm water system upgrade costs. The property owner is allowed to receive reimbursement for up to 50 percent of the cost of the improvement with a maximum reimbursement of $12,500 or $13,750 if a Northglenn contractor is used for the improvements.Read More
Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce
COVID-19 Information and support for Colorado municipalities of Frederick, Firestone and Dacono.Read More
CareerOneStop – U.S. Department of Labor
Find career, training, and job search resources, including COVID-19 Information – unemployment insurance, laid-off worker, and other business info.Read More
CARES Act: How to Apply for Nonprofit Relief Funds
This resource will help nonprofit organizations understand how the CARES Act will apply to them and how to proceed with filing for assistance.
This resource is categorized between assistance for individuals, small nonprofits (less than 500 employees) and large nonprofits (over 500 employees), and includes our latest information on eligibility criteria, timelines, and application information. Things are evolving and changing every day, so please check back regularly as we update this page.Read More
CARES: Cultural Organizations Grant – The National Endowment for the Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) “CARES: Cultural Organizations” grant deadline is May 11th. Supported by funds received as part of the CARES Act, “NEH invites applications from eligible organizations seeking support for at-risk humanities positions and projects that have been impacted by the coronavirus. Through this funding opportunity, NEH will award grants to museums, libraries and archives, historic sites, independent research institutions, professional organizations, colleges and universities, and other cultural organizations across the country to help these entities continue to advance their mission during the interruption of their operations due to the coronavirus pandemic.”Read More
Cerf+ The Artists Safety Net
CERF+ emergency assistance includes grants and/or brokered assistance, such as booth fee waivers and discounts or donations on supplies and equipment. Artists interested in CERF+ emergency assistance must first complete an inquiry form. If it is determined that you may be eligible for assistance, you will be invited to apply for assistance.Read More
Chase Personal & Business Credit Card Payment Deferral
*Must be a Chase credit card customer. You can delay up to three payments on your personal or business credit card if you’ve been affected by COVID-19. We recommend that you enroll online because we’re experiencing extremely high call volumes and very long hold times. We appreciate your patience.
What You Should Do:Read More
– If you can continue making your credit card payments, you should do so.
– If you want to delay payments on a credit card for yourself or your business, please enroll online for the fastest service.
– If you have questions or need other assistance, call us at the number on the back of your card or on your statement, or send us a Secure Message.
– If you’re active duty military or have been activated to respond to a disaster, you may be eligible for additional benefits. Call our military services hotline at 1-877-469-0110.
CHFA Manufacturing Bonds
Use industrial development bonds to access tax exempt interest rates and help your manufacturing business grow and create jobs in Colorado. Utilize one of the products below to finance your facilities and equipment. Manufacturing bonds and manufacturing mini bonds use an allocation of Colorado’s Private Activity Bond cap. CHFA’s ability to provide financing under these programs is limited by CHFA’s available Private Activity Bond cap. Rehab, new construction, or manufacturing equipment acquisition. Below-market interest rates. Projects up to $10 million. Projects under $4 million may be eligible for reduced bond cost of issuance fees.Read More
Citi Credit Card Payment Deferral
*Must be a Citi credit card customer. Waiver of the minimum payment due requirement and late fees for 2 statement cycles. We will report your account as current to the credit bureaus during the waiver period, unless your account was delinquent before the waiver period began.Read More
City of Erie Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program
The Town of Erie is implementing a Small Business Emergency Relief Grant Program. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. There are limited funds available for the Program, and awards will be made based on demonstrated financial need and potential for future business viability (as demonstrated through the application and the requested supporting materials).Read More
City of Estes Park Economic Development Corporation
Hosting webpage as Business Resource CenterRead More
City of Evans COVID-19 Resource Center
Resources for businessRead More
City Of Fort Collins Small Business Assistance Program
The City of Fort Collins is launching a financial assistance program through CARES Act funds to provide relief to businesses in the amount of up to $7,500. The City is distributing a total of $1.5M to businesses through the program by the end of the year. This assistance will not have to be repaid. The application will be available starting Tuesday, September 8th and close on Wednesday, September 23rd.Read More
City of Fort Lupton
COVID-19 Business Resource Worksheet.Read More
City of Fort Lupton Utilities
We will not assess late fees and will not shut off water services in April . All normal notifications for bills and late notices will continue to go out for residents information. The late notices will still have printed shut off dates for April, we are unable to remove them. This will not be enforced for April and future months will adjust accordingly to the ever changing pandemic.
We are urging citizens to use the on-line payment center on the City’s web page: https://www.fortluptonco.gov/205/Utility-Billing. Use the Yellow Payment button. Payment by check or money order should be dropped in the Payment drop box outside of the City building, next to the main entrance. Cash Payments will be suspended until further notice and can be paid via the prior listed methods.Read More
City of Greeley
Local residents’ information, hub of connecting COVID 19 resources.Read More
City of Loveland Economic Development
Loveland business support and navigation of COVID-19 resources.Read More
City of Loveland Sales Tax Department
Waiver of fees on late payment of sales and use taxRead More
Colorado Advanced Manufacturing Association – Virtual Job Fair
CAMA’s Talent Marketplace is a platform for career management. Powered by OpHaus, this platform gives you a place to confidentially post your accomplishments and skills to find and be found. List open positions, build your talent profile, employer information, and help for dislocated workers.Read More
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA)
Resources for Artists, Creative Professionals, Businesses and Cultural Organizations. The CBCA has also launched a new public awareness campaign, Arts through it All, launched last week. The advocacy campaign is designed to educate and inspire arts and culture enthusiasts and the general public on how best to support the creative sector during the COVID-19 pandemic. The website includes a toolkit for organizations to use. https://cbca.org/arts-through-it-all/Read More
Colorado COVID Relief Fund
Community-based organizations in rural Colorado and the Front Range are eligible to apply for a general operating grant. Current application deadlines are every two weeks.Read More
Colorado COVID Small Business Legal ProgramRead More
Colorado COVID-19 Emergency Hunger Relief Fund
The Fund acknowledges that emergency situations compound the impact of social and economic inequities that impact communities. Therefore, this Fund will provide flexible resources to entities working to support the food and nutritional needs of communities who are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 and the economic consequences of the outbreak. The Fund is designed to strengthen work already happening in our communities and to increase the capacity of local organizations to respond to emerging needs.Read More
Colorado Creative Industries (CCI)
Creative sector support COVID 19. The CO Creative Industries has recently announced the CO CARES Act Grant https://coloradocreativeindustries.org/opportunities/co-cares-act-grant/. Deadline is June 1; Award amount $4,000-$8,500; must be a Colorado-based 501 (c) 3 arts organization, cash operating budget between $25,000—$250,000 and registered as a business in good standing with the Colorado Secretary of State for at least a year. This is the disbursement of the National Endowment for the Arts CARES funds.Read More
Colorado Department of Local Affairs
Economic Recovery informationRead More
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
The State’s official website providing up-to-date health information about COVID-19, including guidance for testing and public health orders.Read More
Colorado District Office – Small Business Administration
The Colorado Small Business Administration can provide CARES Act support – COVID-19 relief options for small business, lender match is a free online referral tool, and much moreRead More
Colorado Emergency Rental Assistance
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs can provide rental assistance. If you or your tenants have been unable to pay rent due to financial hardship caused by COVID-19, you may be eligible for rental assistance from the state.Read More
Colorado Enterprise Fund
Offers small business loans. Provides help with the CARES Act and other COVID-19 aid and relief resources.Read More
Colorado Enterprise Fund Healthy Foods Fund Program
To ensure all Colorado communities have access to fresh, nutritious and affordable food, and to foster a vibrant local food economy. Loans up to $250,000 for eligible start-ups and existing businesses. Rates and terms vary depending on loan size, credit and use of funds. Special rates for businesses serving lower income populations and areas with limited access to healthy foods. Funds can be used for: working capital, inventory and equipment, property improvements, business purchase, commercial real estate, energy efficiency upgrades.Read More
Colorado Enterprise Fund VALOR Loan Program
Our VALOR Loan program was created for them—to support transitioning service members, veterans, and their families (the SMVF community) with access to affordable capital to start and grow small businesses in Colorado. Loan Amount: Up to $500,000. Loan Rate: 2% discount from standard CEF rates. Origination Fee: 1.5%. Loan Term: Up to 10 years with interest-only period of up to 6 months. Loan Uses: Working capital, equipment, inventory, property improvements, business purchase, commercial real estate. Loan Process: Online application on CEF website with underwriting and approval following standard CEF processes.Read More
Colorado Housing Industry Small Business Loans
Colorado Housing Enterprises provides loans to small-business owners who cannot access affordable bank loans. Our loans can be used for any business purpose: supplies/inventory, equipment, lease improvements, vehicles, purchasing a business, real estate acquisition and development and working capital. No cost to apply! Fixed-rate, fully amortizing term loans. from $15,000 to $250,000. 6-9% interest rate -far lower than credit card rates and other non-bank lenders. Up to 15 year terms, with no prepayment penalty. Build your credit: all loans reported to credit bureaus. Credit concerns? (credit history is considered). Loan products always offered in combination with FREE one-on-one business coaching.Read More