This list is designed as a resource for Colorado’s small businesses to find access to alternative funding sources beyond EIDL, PPP and other federal loans and programs. For details on those resources, please visit choosecolorado.com/covid19/ or coloradosbdc.org/covid/ We will be updating this sheet regularly and are aware that resources can change on a day-to-day basis.
● A secure website (https://) is now expected, not a differentiator.
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Small Business Relief Funds
In response to COVID-19, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity is working on connecting our Denver business community to the most appropriate resources in our region. The first step is to let us know how your business is being impacted by filling out this questionnaire. Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) staff will evaluate your information and help you identify the most appropriate support for you and your business.
Amazon’s goal with this fund is to help ensure small businesses are able to maintain their livelihood and keep our community vibrant.
Small Business Loan Programs
Small business owners in the following designated states are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia. Click here to apply.
Small Business Grants
We know that your business may be experiencing disruptions resulting from the global outbreak of COVID-19. We’ve heard that a little financial support can go a long way, so we are offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time.
Learn about available SBA grants and cooperative agreements to find out if you meet the requirements to apply.