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.

Business Resources:

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. 

Broomfield Small Business Fund: Learn About the Fund // Donate to the Fund

Broomfield Offers Re-opening Tool Kit for Restaurants

Broomfield Online Submission Form for Restaurants Looking to Expand Outdoor Dining Options

Broomfield Stronger Together Business Support Tool Kit

Broomfield Blueprint to Reopening Information

Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

Daily COVID-19 Updates from City/County of Broomfield

SBA COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources

Colorado SBDC: COVID-19 Small Business Response Resources

Safer-At-Home Guidelines and Best Practices for Businesses

Modified Enhance Broomfield FundThe 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.

Broomfield Chamber Business Matters Podcasts

Broomfield-Area Business Strong Facebook Group

OEDIT COVID-19 response Page

 

May Updates:

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.

Broomfield has developed the Stronger Together-Business Support Toolkit. It is an on-line approach for businesses to have access to a host of information, signage, and the new Quick Start Guide. The Quick Start Guide and associated information helps businesses of all types, from professional, business, and technology businesses (in office and flex settings) to retailers and household services, with access to the most up-to-date information and guidance. You can find all of these resources on the Broomfield Strong-Blueprint to Reopening webpage.

 

April Updates

4/27/20: Governor Polis Office – COVIS-19 Update_4-27-2020

4/24/20: Governor Polis COVID-19 Update-4_23_2020

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.

4/13/20: Governor Polis COVID-19 Update_4-13-2020

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.

 

March Updates

3/31/20: Business Resources information from the Denver Business Journal

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.

All funds will benefit those in our Front Range communities who are directly impacted by COVID-19, as well as our first responders during this pandemic. Read more about the program here.

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.

For nonprofits interested in to applying for funding, the deadline for the first round of applications for the fund is the end of today, March 30th. First round of grants will be made later this week. Contact the Community Foundation for more information.

3/24/20: City and County of Broomfield Economic Support Resources page

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: CO Chamber of Commerce Update 3-20-20

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

Regional SBA Administrator working with Polis to help small businesses impacted by COVID-19 – from the Denver Business Journal (3/18/20)

State of Colorado COVID-19 Update, 3/17/2020

 

Medical and Community Resources:

3/30/20: Governor’s Update 3-30-20

Coronavirus Update – Children’s Hospital Colorado

Hand Hygiene Flyer – Children’s Hospital Colorado: CCR-150041883-2019-02-Hand Hygiene Flyer_FIN

Coronavirus Update: New West Physicians

Coronavirus Update: SCL Health

Coronavirus Update: UCHealth

Information and Resources from Congressman Joe Neguse’s Office