Quick Access to Resources

  • 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.

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  • 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 WHO

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Americans for the Arts

    Collecting data on how the arts are impacted. Serving as central resource for artists

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  • 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.

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  • Angel Relief Fund

    Small grants for impacted restaurants and bar employees. Provides connections to needed financial resources.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.
    We will be accepting funds indefinitely.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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:
    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.

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  • Berthoud Chamber of Commerce

    Posting State and County business resources.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Business Tenant & Commercial Landlord COVID-19 Guide

    Promoting clear process for Landlords & renters affected by COVID 19.

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  • 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.

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  • Carbon Valley Chamber of Commerce

    COVID-19 Information and support for Colorado municipalities of Frederick, Firestone and Dacono.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.”

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  • 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.

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  • 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:
    – 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • City of Estes Park Economic Development Corporation

    Hosting webpage as Business Resource Center

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  • City of Evans COVID-19 Resource Center

    Resources for business

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  • City of Fort Lupton

    COVID-19 Business Resource Worksheet.

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  • 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.

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  • City of Greeley

    Local residents’ information, hub of connecting COVID 19 resources.

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  • City of Loveland Economic Development

    Loveland business support and navigation of COVID-19 resources.

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  • City of Loveland Sales Tax Department

    Waiver of fees on late payment of sales and use tax

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  • 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.

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  • 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/

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Colorado Department of Local Affairs

    Economic Recovery information

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  • 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.

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  • 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 more

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  • Colorado Enterprise Fund

    Offers small business loans. Provides help with the CARES Act and other COVID-19 aid and relief resources.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Colorado Lending Source

    Colorado Lending Source offers a variety of small business loans including commercial real estate, general business, community advantage, and Colorado Main Street loans.

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  • Colorado Media Project

    Colorado’s ethnic, non-English-language, and rural media outlets and trusted community organizations are invited to apply for grants of up to $5,000 each, to help ensure that the state’s diverse racial/ethnic communities, immigrant and refugee populations, and low-income rural communities are receiving accurate, localized, and actionable information on the continuously evolving COVID-19 public health and economic crises.

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  • Colorado Nonprofit Association

    The CARES Act Loan Application Assistance project is a no-cost lawyer match program for Colorado Nonprofit Association members providing a resource for much-needed support navigating the federal relief and response funding.

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