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  • U.S. Bank Personal Loan

    Temporariy reduction of the APR on new U.S. Bank Personal Loans to 2.99%. Borrow from $1,000 to $4,999 for terms up to 48 months.

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  • U.S. Bank Quick Loan

    Quick Loans are traditional fixed rate loans up to $250,000 and can be used for general working capital, equipment or purchasing new and used vehicles. They offer a simplified application process and faster decisions than traditional bank loans (term loans). Quick Loans come with competitive interest rates and are paid back in fixed monthly payments.

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  • U.S. Bank Simple Loan

    Temporary reduction of pricing on new U.S. Bank Simple Loans from $12 (auto pay) and $15 (manual pay) to $6 per $100 borrowed. Borrow between $100 and $1,000 with no hidden fees.

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  • U.S. Bank Visa Platinum Card

    0% intro APR on purchases and balance transfers for 20 billing cycles. After that, APR changes to a variable rate (currently 13.99% to 23.99%).

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  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce

    Coronavirus response and resources on business response, webinars & events, workforce, small business, and much more.

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  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Backgrounder on Health Coverage

    What other health coverage options are available for workers who lose coverage because of job loss, hour reductions, or lay-offs?

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  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Backgrounder on Unemployment Insurance Under the CARES Act

    With millions of businesses forced to close or make staffing changes amid the coronavirus pandemic, many individuals have lost or are at risk of losing access to employer-sponsored health coverage.

    What other health coverage options are available for workers who lose coverage because of job loss, hour reductions, or lay-offs?

    There are several health coverage alternatives that furloughed or former employees and their families may consider.

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  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Save Small Business Fund

    The Fund is providing $5,000 in short-term relief to employers across the United States, including chambers of commerce. These one-time supplemental cash grants are for businesses that have between three and 20 employees and operate in an economically vulnerable community.

    The grant application will go live on Monday, April 20 at 3:00 PM ET. To learn more about the Save Small Business Fund and to apply for a grant, visit savesmallbusiness.com

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  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Reopening Playbook

    A guide to helping businesses of all types and in all regions navigate the complex process of reopening and evolving post-coronavirus pandemic.

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  • U.S. Department of Labor

    Families First Act Information – employers required to provide paid leave under the act will receive certain refundable tax credits for those costs.

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  • UCHealth Employer Solutions

    UCHealth’s COVID-19 employer solutions program

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  • Unemployment Information – Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

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  • Unincorporated Larimer County: Guidelines on Temporary Outdoor Expansion of Business Uses

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  • United Way of Larimer County

    United Way has compiled a list of resources regarding the following topics that may be of interest to you and your workforce:
    – food assistance
    – medical assistance
    – mental health resources
    – senior support
    – unemployment & financial resources
    – utilities and rent assistance
    – small business support
    family resources

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  • Upstate Colorado

    Economic Development Info

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  • USDA Conservation Innovation Grants

    NRCS provides funding opportunities for agriculturalists and others through various programs. Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) is a voluntary program intended to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production. Under CIG, Environmental Quality Incentives Program funds are used to award competitive grants to non-Federal governmental or nongovernmental organizations, Tribes, or individuals.

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  • USDA Conservation Stewardship Program

    Our Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) helps you build on your existing conservation efforts while strengthening your operation. Whether you are looking to improve grazing conditions, increases crop yields, or develop wildlife habitat, we can custom design a CSP plan to help you meet those goals. We can help you schedule timely planting of cover crops, develop a grazing plan that will improve your forage base, implement no-till to reduce erosion or manage forested areas in a way that benefits wildlife habitat. If you are already taking steps to improve the condition of the land, chances are CSP can help you find new ways to meet your goals.

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  • USDA Direct Farm Operating Loan

    The maximum loan amount for this loan is $400,000. There is no down payment requirement. Interest rates are calculated monthly and are posted on the 1st of each month. The purpose of the loan must be essential to the success of the farming or ranching operation. The funds may be used to purchase equipment, seed, livestock, and other necessities. They can be used to refinance certain farm-related debts (excluding real estate). Repayment terms vary from 1 to 7 years. The length of the loan depends on the amount and purpose of the loan. Collateral is required. Collateral for farm operating loans may be required up to 150% of the value of the loan.

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  • USDA Farm Ownership Loans

    With FSA’s Direct Farm Ownership loan, “we keep America’s agriculture growing.”

    No current or previous farm ownership requirements and 100 percent financing available make FSA direct farm ownership loans a valuable resource to help farmers and ranchers become owner-operators of family farms, improve and expand current operations, increase agricultural productivity, and assist with land tenure to save farmland for future generations.

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  • USDA Farmers to Families Food Box

    The USDA is exercising authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to purchase and distribute up to $3 billion of agricultural products to those in need. USDA will partner with regional and local distributors, whose workforce has been significantly impacted by the closure of many restaurants, hotels, and other food service entities, to purchase fresh produce, dairy, and meat.

    USDA will issue a solicitation to invite proposals from offerors to supply commodity boxes to non-profit organizations, identified by the offeror, on a mutually agreeable, recurring schedule. USDA will award contracts for the purchase of the agricultural products, the assembly of commodity boxes and delivery to identified non-profit organizations that can receive, store and distribute food items.

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  • USDA Guaranteed Farm Loan Program

    FSA’s Guaranteed Farm Loan Programs helps family farmers and ranchers to obtain loans from USDA-approved commercial lenders at reasonable terms to buy farmland or finance agricultural production. Financial institutions receive additional loan business as well as benefit from the safety net the FSA provides by guaranteeing farm loans up to 95 percent against possible financial loss of principal and interest.

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  • USDA Microloan Programs

    The focus of Microloans is on the financing needs of small, beginning farmer, niche and non-traditional farm operations, such as truck farms, farms participating in direct marketing and sales such as farmers’ markets, CSA’s (Community Supported Agriculture), restaurants and grocery stores, or those using hydroponic, aquaponic, organic and vertical growing methods.

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  • USDA NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

    The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface water, increased soil health and reduced soil erosion and sedimentation, improved or created wildlife habitat, and mitigation against increasing weather volatility.

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  • USDA Rural Development – Opportunities for Relief

    USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to
    help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will
    keep our customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated as more actions are taken to better serve
    rural America.
    Visit www.rd.usda.gov/coronavirus for information on Rural Development loan payment assistance, application
    deadline extensions, and more.

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  • Verizon Small Business Recovery Fund

    Thanks to a $2.5 million investment from Verizon, we are offering grants to help small businesses fill urgent financial gaps until they can resume normal operations or until other more permanent financing becomes available. LISC will use the Verizon funding to provide grants of up to $10,000 to businesses facing immediate financial pressure because of COVID-19—especially entrepreneurs of color, women-owned businesses and other enterprises in historically underserved communities who don’t have access to flexible, affordable capital.

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  • Virtual Job Fair

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  • Weld County

    Weld County Information

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  • Weld County

    County Information

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  • Weld County Business Recovery Program

    Funding & support for businesses impacted by COVID-19

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  • Weld County CEF Business Loan Fund

    The Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is a non-profit lender specializing in loans up to $250,000 for small businesses. CEF works with start-up and existing businesses with rates/terms that vary, making their lending guidelines more flexible than traditional banks. CEF also administrates the Weld County Business Loan Fund, which is only available to Weld County-based small businesses who meet CEF program underwriting criteria. Upon becoming a CEF borrower, an online community of expertise, knowledge sharing, resources, and referrals is available to help a business achieve peak performance. Advisory assistance includes: bookkeeping, cash flow management, profitability analysis, technology issues, etc.

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  • Weld County Commissioners

    Delinquent property tax interest payment information. Property Tax Payments will have only 1% (not 12%) interest charged for delinquent payments until 10/31/2020. This is to allow companies and individuals more flexibility to keep cash on hand in the short term.

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  • Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment

    Provides up-to-date infomation about the COVID-19 in Weld County. Closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus in Weld County.

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  • Wellington Chamber of Commerce

    Provides COVID-19 business resources – Wellington-specific information.

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  • WESTAF CARES Relief Fund for Organizations

    WESTAF CARES Relief Fund for Organizations is a competitive grant program, supported by the National Endowment for the Arts through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress and signed into law in March 2020. The WESTAF CARES Relief Fund provides general operating support to eligible arts and culture organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will be assessed on the following criteria: inclusivity, demonstrated need, artistic and cultural merit, and public and community benefit. Awards of up to $20,000 will be made to organizations across the WESTAF 13-state region with at least one grant awarded per state.

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  • Women and Families of CO Relief Fund (WFCO Relief Fund)

    The purpose of the WFCO Relief Fund is to rapidly and responsively distribute general operating grants to 501(c)(3) and other tax-exempt organizations that address the emergency needs of Colorado women and their families who are most impacted by COVID-19. The grants are meant to enhance the capacity of organizations responding to a variety of critical needs including housing, food, transportation, child care, health care, behavioral health, and more.

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  • Work In Northern Colorado

    Looking for a Job? Looking to Hire?

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  • Yelp’s COVID-19 Response and Support for Local Businesses

    $25 million in relief, primarily focused on supporting independent, local restaurant and nightlife businesses, in the form of waived advertising fees and free advertising, products, and services during this period. These relief efforts are available to small, independently owned restaurant and nightlife businesses and franchisees in the U.S., Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico with fewer than five locations.

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