There are many options available to small businesses that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click on any of these links to explore options for assistance for your small business.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - CDC website

USDA COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide

SBA Disaster Loan Assistance


Colorado Office of Economic Development programs available to support businesses

Energize Colorado Gap Fund

Small businesses with fewer than 25 full-time employees can apply for support through a mixture of grants and loans, up to a maximum of $15,000 in grants and $20,000 in loans for a possible combined total of $35,000 in financial assistance. Apply now.

Tools to assist you through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) forgiveness process are available. Watch for new content from trusted sources like the Colorado Small Business Development Centers, the AICPA and your CPA.

Work with trusted advisors to set up and keep accurate records. The best way to remain prepared is to standardize your record keeping for your PPP loan and to have all your documents easily accessible. Focus on records for the allowable uses under your PPP loan, such as payroll reports, utility expenses, mortgage interest and rent expenses.

Three PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Forms are now available.

Form 3508S (Instructions) – simplified application for borrowers with loans of $50,000 or less

Form 3508EZ (Instructions)

Form 3508 (Instructions)

Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (CSBDC)

CDBG BUSINESS LOAN FUNDS - via Clear Creek Economic Development Corp. for Gilpin County

FEMA Public Assistance Grant Program: Colorado Recovery Website


Colorado COVID19 Response and Recovery Assistance

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Save Small Business Initiative