Grant Funded Businesses
The Board of County County Commissioners is offering a second round of the Small Business COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grant Program that will have a total funding of $200,000. The program’s purpose is to provide support for small businesses that continue to experience financial hardship directly related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Round 2 Application Information
The application will open on Friday, Oct. 2 (link to application provided soon) and all applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Businesses in good standing that have registered their headquarters in the unincorporated area of Boulder County (including Jamestown, Ward, Eldorado Springs, and Niwot) and have less than 50 employees are eligible to apply. Complete eligibility criteria is available below.
The grants are intended to help reimburse small businesses for eligible expenses incurred and paid between March 10 and Oct. 2, 2020. Grants will be awarded in variable amounts based on eligible expense documentation submitted with the application, not to exceed an award of $7,500. Submitted applications must include proof of eligible expense and payment within the defined timeframe. Applying for a grant should be one component of a larger strategy for a business’ recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and is not intended to be a sole source of aid.
- Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 – Online application opens
- Wednesday, Oct. 14 – Application period closes at 11:59 p.m.
- Thursday, Oct. 22 – Grantees selected and notified
For questions regarding this program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For additional support for small businesses from the federal and state government and from other sources, please visit the Boulder Small Business Development Center and Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
For additional support available to individuals and families in Boulder County, please visit the COVID-19 Resources page.