Posts Tagged "covid19"

For borrowers whose lender is participating in the SBA’s direct forgiveness, use the SBA PPP Direct Forgiveness Portal to apply. Direct forgiveness borrowers must use the SBA forgiveness portal. The questions you will be asked in the portal correspond to those asked on SBA form 3508S. Click here for a list of participating lenders.

For borrowers whose lender is not participating, you must apply through your lender’s portal. Contact your lender for further guidance on how to submit the application.

Learn more about forgiveness at this SBA PPP Loan Forgiveness link

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COVID EIDL is an expansion of the federal disaster relief loan designed to better serve and support small business communities still reeling from the pandemic, especially hard-hit sectors such as restaurants, gyms, and hotels. The SBA is ready to receive new applications immediately from small businesses looking to take advantage of these new policy changes. COVID EIDL funds will now be eligible to prepay commercial debt and make payments on federal business debt. Learn more about eligibility and application requirements. The last day that applications may be received is December 31, 2021. All applicants should file their applications as soon as possible.

Questions on SBA EIDL disaster loan payments can be answered by email at: or by calling SBA’s Customer Service Center:

1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339). Ask to speak with a loan officer, provide all pertinent contact information and include your loan number.

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Join the Tri-County Health Department (TCHD) Business Re-opening Task Force this Friday at 2 p.m., on a Zoom Webinar, to discuss the implications of recent changes to Public Health Order and guidelines, and what we expect for events over the Summer. Whether you’re a municipality, community organization, event venue, or event manager, this webinar will be a great opportunity to hear the latest updates and get your specific questions answered.

You can join the Summer Planning Event webinar here. If you cannot attend, you can find the recording a few days after on their webpage – just scroll to the bottom under the section “watch webinar recordings”.

Business Support, Email & Phone, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Ask your business question or get guidance on requirements by contacting the Business Re-Opening Task Force (Spanish Translation Available). Contact us at or 720-713-6030.

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U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted.

In preparation, the SBA recommends qualifying applicants familiarize themselves with the application process in advance to ensure a smooth and efficient application experience, specifically by:

  • Registering for an account in advance at starting Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT.
  • Reviewing the official guidance, including program guide, frequently asked questions, and application sample.
  • Preparing the required documentation. Click to view a SAMPLE Application
  • Working with a point-of-sale vendor OR registering in advance to submit an application when the application portal opens. [Note: If an applicant is working with a point-of-sale vendor, they do not need to register beforehand on the site.] Participating POS providers include Square, Toast, Clover, NCR Corporation (Aloha).

The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients do not have to repay the funding if funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023.

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Last summer’s ‘Weekends on Main’ will continue under the event management of Historic Downtown Littleton Merchants (HDLM) and the Littleton Business Chamber (LBC). The event will kick off the weekend of May 7, 2021 and will run Fridays and Saturdays through the fall.

With the success of this program from last year and continued recovery from COVID restrictions, HDLM has committed to keeping this program in place through Oct. 30, 2021. This program has helped over 200 local businesses since it was launched last year.  Please contact the HLDM interim president Korri Lundock at for more information.

Second Saturdays Art Fair will be a part of Weekends on Main the second Saturday of each month from 9am-4pm May-October. If you are a vendor and would like to participate please fill out an online application.


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