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Small Business Resources Available – Updated 1.4.2020

As small businesses are grappling with the current and potential impacts associated with COVID-19, there are available programs in place that can help. We have compiled current programs, options and resources available to small businesses that may be of financial assistance to your business. We will continue to update you with resources as they become available so please check this page often for the most current content.

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Arapahoe County Business Rent Rescue program

Dates to Apply:  Friday, April 2, 2021, 8 am – Friday April 16, 5 pm
(or sooner if funds are exhausted).


Arapahoe County is administering a Rent Rescue Grant Program to support our small- and medium-sized businesses throughout our communities. If your business is behind on commercial lease payments and has closed its doors or dramatically limited operations due to Public Health Orders related to COVID-19, please review the eligibility requirements, and apply today.

Qualifying businesses must have operated a physical location in Arapahoe County since December 30, 2019, and meet all of the eligibility requirements.

Learn more and apply at www.arapahoegov.com/SBRF.

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New application window:
8 a.m. Wednesday, March 10 through 5 p.m. Sunday, March 21, 2021


Arapahoe County is administering a Small Business Relief Fund to support the most vulnerable small businesses throughout our communities. These business are at the very heart of our thriving economy but have been hit especially hard during the pandemic. The County is encouraging businesses to review the information carefully and apply as soon as possible, even before exact dollar amounts are available.  Details and eligibility requirements can be found HERE.

If you have questions about this grant or application process please contact: 
Email: arapahoecaresgrant@arapahoegov.com 
Phone: 303-636-1359

This funding is authorized by the State of Colorado under recent legislation: SB20B-001, and this grant is an extension of the relief funds previously offered as a result of the bill.

 

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In order to reach the smallest businesses, SBA will offer PPP loans to businesses with fewer than 20 employees and sole proprietors only from Wednesday, February 24 through Wednesday, March 10, 2021. President Biden has also announced additional program changes to make access to PPP loans more equitable.

For more information, please visit the SBA’s PPP website. It is recommend to contact a local Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for assistance with the loan process, required documentation or other consultation.

Contact SBDC for Arapahoe and Douglas Counties: https://www.aurora-southmetrosbdc.com/

SBA also offers additional Coronavirus relief.

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Arapahoe County is administering a Small Business Relief Fund to support the most vulnerable small businesses throughout our communities. These businesses are at the very heart of our thriving economy but have been hit especially hard during the pandemic.

Applications are open through Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 5 p.m. 

Details and eligibility requirements can be found HERE.

If you have questions about this grant or application process please contact: 
Email: arapahoecaresgrant@arapahoegov.com 
Phone: 303-636-1359

 

This funding is authorized by the State of Colorado under recent legislation: SB20B-001, and this grant is an extension of the relief funds previously offered as a result of the bill.
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Registration

Topic: Spring/Summer Events with Covid-19 – best practices & requirements

Date/Time: Friday, February 26, 11 am

Description: As warm weather approaches, many of our community partners and businesses will want to celebrate with events and parties. Join Tri-County Health Department’s Business Re-Opening Taskforce to explore what events will look like, learn the requirements and hear best practices. Please register for this meeting and the recording will be available following.

Please note this meeting will be available in English and in Spanish

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This is a reminder of all the upcoming webinar offerings the Business Re-Opening Task Force (BRTF) will be hosting. These webinars are meant to offer an opportunity for business and community to ask questions of our staff and share ideas with others!

All information and registration for the webinars are available on their website.

  • All Businesses/Industries every Friday 10:00-11:00 a.m.
  • All Businesses/Industries in Spanish with Las Chingonas group every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 p.m.
  • Faith Leaders every other Monday 9:30-10:30 a.m.
  • Restaurants every other Monday 10:00-11:00 a.m. New time/date and registration! (Big thanks to Stephanie Mufic from Arapahoe County for hosting a TCHD-wide survey for restaurant operators about when/if this webinar would be most useful, the resulting time was determined by this survey.)

 

  • Weekly County/Elected Official Briefings (public meetings) Douglas- Tuesdays @ 11-11:30am, Arapahoe- Tuesdays @ 2-2:30pm, Adams- Thursdays @ 12:30-1pm. Please contact Mellissa Sager (in to: line)  to be added to the calendar invite if you do not already regularly attend
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Join Envision Studio Webinar #6 To Further Explores Character Based Zoning In Our Neighborhoods


Save the date of March 22 from 4:30 pm – 6 pm for another interactive webinar focused on neighborhoods. Advance registration is required and login information for the event will be emailed to you upon registration.

Zoom Registration

The City of Littleton is updating its zoning regulations and integrating them into a new Unified Land Use Code (ULUC) based on the future land use and character map adopted in the Comprehensive Plan.

More project information can be found at the Envision Littleton website.

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Tri-County Health Department’s (TCHD) COVID Business Re-Opening Taskforce wants to help restaurants, bars and brewery’s be educated and operate business safely!  Your restaurant/pub may still have many questions about the regulations and changes in the dial. TCHD wants to help.

TCHD has been holding a webinar every other Monday at 9:30-10:30am for this sector to hear updates and do Q&A. They understand this may not be the best time for everyone, so a survey has been created to ask IF and WHEN you would want to join a webinar for your sector.

Please respond before midnight Monday, February 22!

You can access the survey here.

the TCHD task force team is available to answer your questions about public health orders or other ways to keep your customers and staff safe from COVID! Please contact us at covidbusinessrecovery@tchd.org.

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