COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information and Resources
This page is designed to give our members, and the public, access to resources regarding COVID-19. We will post updates from local government and medical experts, as well as provide access to documents relating to business resources, safety and prevention. This page will be updated frequently as information is added or changed.
Energize Colorado Gap Fund: The Energize Colorado Gap Fund will provide more than $25M in small business loans and grants to boost small business enterprises that are the economic engines throughout the state. Sole proprietors, businesses and nonprofits with less than 25 full-time employees can apply for up to a $15,000 grant and a $20,000 loan for a possible combined total of $35,000 in financial assistance. Applications and awards will be done in rounds to allow us to provide assistance through December 2020. Round one will close September 14, 2020 and reopen October 5, 2020.
Modified Enhance Broomfield Fund – The City and County of Broomfield has decided to modify the Enhance Broomfield Grant Program, with the goal of assisting small businesses with support grants of up to $7,500 per business. See the link for details and to apply.
HelpColoradoNow.org – statewide website where individuals and businesses can volunteer, donate money or supplies, get information, and where businesses can apply for assistance.
5/18/20: The Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Application and detailed instructions for the application.
5/14/20: Broomfield’s is transition to a Safer-At-Home model, with a phased re-opening plan underway. The City and County has compiled some resources for business to help chart a path for re-opening.
4/17/20: The Broomfield Chamber and other Chambers in the Northwest Chamber Alliance participated in a video conference with Senator Michael Bennett earlier this week, centered on COVID-19 response. You can now watch the recorded call here.
4/3/20: Association of Colorado Chambers COVID-19 Resources list: ACCC Resources List
4/2/20: SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COVID-19 RESOURCES: The SBA has put together a very helpful database of information to help businesses navigate the loans and opportunities available at this critical time. This page includes information on the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), Economic Injury Distater Loan (EIDL) Program, and much more.
3/30/20: Colorado Enacts Remote Notarization Emergency Rules: CO-Remote Notary
3/30/20: The US Chamber of Commerce has put together a great resource hub for businesses following the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act): https://www.uschamber.com/…/…/cares-act-small-business-guide
3/30/20: Elevations Foundation Offers Generous Matching Program for COVID-19 Relief: When you donate to Elevations Foundation by April 3, Elevations Credit Union will match your donation dollar for dollar, up to 500,000; meaning that up to $500,000 could be put to work in our community’s fight against the COVID-19 crisis.
3/30/20: Broomfield Community Foundation COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund: The Broomfield Community Foundation has activated its Disaster relief fund to collect donations to aid in Coronavirus relief. This fund is designed to complement the work of public health officials and expand local capacity to address the outbreak as effectively as possible. Donations to this fund will help rapidly deploy resources of basic needs through recipient nonprofit organizations, to support their programs as well as their staff at the front lines of our community’s coronavirus outbreak. You can find more info about the fund at the Broomfield Community Foundation’s website, and you can donate here.
3/22/20: Governor’s Update 3-22-2020
3/22/20: Governor’s Order to Reduce In-Person Workforce by 20 percent: In-Person Workforce Reduction
3/20/20: All 64 Colorado counties are now eligible to apply for the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. Details here.
3/20/20: Governor Polis to allow alcohol sales/delivery by restaurants and bars; appoints new advisory panel. Article from Westword.
3/19/20: Small Business Adminstration one-pager on EIDL program: 16367-01 CO COVID-19
3/19/20: Colorado Chambers of Commerce Update: Colorado Chamber of Commerce Members
3/19/20: RTD Update: RTD Update 3-19a
Medical and Community Resources:
3/30/20: Governor’s Update 3-30-20
Hand Hygiene Flyer – Children’s Hospital Colorado: CCR-150041883-2019-02-Hand Hygiene Flyer_FIN