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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
  • Still have questions? Check out this Q&A video from the Greeley Area Chamber

Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund

  • **DEADLINE extended through February 28, 2021
  • 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 ; grant recipients will be notified of grant awards on a biweekly basis
  • For more information and to apply, visit Weld Recovery

2021 Greeley Small Business Relief Program

  • **DEADLINE: March 12, 2021
  • This program provides eligible small businesses in Greeley with up to a one-time payment of up to $7,000 in relief funding.
  • These funds, authorized by Senate Bill 20B-001, are available to locally owned small businesses that have been impacted by COVID-19 restrictions including restaurants, bars, breweries, wineries, distilleries, fitness clubs, caterers, and movie theaters.
  • For more information and how to apply, visit HERE
  • *Note that if you have applied for other grant or loan funds you are still eligible!

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

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

  • Eligible entities include: Live venue operators or promoters; theatrical producers; live performing arts organization operators; relevant museum operators, zoos and aquariums who meet specific criteria; motion picture theater operators; talent representatives
  • Award amounts: EITHER the lesser of an amount equal to 45% of their 2019 gross earned revenue or $10 Million, OR the lesser of the average monthly gross revenue for each full month you were in operation during 2019 multiplied by 6 OR $10 Million
  • 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)

  • Loans for small business owners, including agricultural businesses, and nonprofit organizations
  • Proceeds can be used toward working capital and normal operating expenses
  • Terms: 30 years, 3.75% for businesses (fixed) and 2.75% for nonprofits (fixed)
  • For more information and to apply, visit the SBA website

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Colorado COVID Small Business Legal Program

NoCo Recovers

COVID State Guidance

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