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COVID Business Resources

A Safe Place to Be: 5-Star Certification Program

  • Enables businesses that meet enhanced safety guidelines in the participating cities of Greeley and Evans to open at greater capacity
  • For more information and to apply, visit A Safe Place to Be

Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund

  • Grants up to $10,000 for restaurants, bars, gyms, live event venues, movie theaters, bowling alleys, recreation centers, and several others
  • Criteria: must be a for-profit entity, have 3+ employees, show a loss of revenue an/or COVID related expenses between 11/1/20-1/31/21
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rotating basis through 01/31/21; grant recipients will be notified of grant awards on a biweekly basis
  • For more information and to apply, visit Weld Recovery

Greeley Area Recovery Fund

  • Currently ONLY available to restaurants, bars, distilleries and breweries in Greeley and the surrounding area
  • Grants up to $10,000
  • Applications accepted on a rolling basis based on a needs analysis and reviewed within two weeks of receipt
  • For more information and to apply, visit Greeley Area Recovery Fund

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

  • SBA has reopened the PPP loan application for first time applicants
  • Loans can be used to help fund payroll costs, including benefits, pay for mortgage interest, rent, utilities, worker protections costs related to COVID-19, uninsured property damage costs caused by looting or vandalism during 2020, and certain supplier costs and expenses for operations
  • Applicants must have no more than 300 employees, and demonstrate at least a 25% reduction in gross receipts between comparable quarters in 2019 and 2020
  • For more information and to apply, visit the SBA website

Restaurant & Bar Special Sales Tax Deduction

  • Certain restaurants, bars, and mobile food vendors may be eligible for a special sales tax deduction, which was added by House Bill 20B-1004
  • The special deduction applies to payment due for the following tax periods: Nov 2020 (due Dec 21, 2021), Dec 2020 (due Jan 20, 2021), Jan 2021 (due Feb 22, 2021), Feb 2021 (due Mar 22, 2021)
  • For more information and instructions, visit the Colorado Department of Revenue

Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL)

Employees

Colorado COVID Small Business Legal Program

NoCo Recovers

COVID State Guidance

Other Business Resources