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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)


Colorado COVID Small Business Legal Program

NoCo Recovers

COVID State Guidance

Other Business Resources