The objective of the Boulder County Small Business COVID-19 Grant Relief Program is to provide additional financial assistance to Boulder County small businesses considered to be especially hard-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Please be sure to read this page in its entirety, including the list of FAQs at the bottom of this page, to understand eligibility and the application process.
To be considered, applicants must meet all eligibility requirements and must have submitted a complete online application to CEF on or before 5:00 p.m. MDT on Friday, February 19th, 2021. If you have questions on eligibility, the application, or something else, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Small businesses that have applied for funding from the Colorado Arts Relief Program are NOT eligible to apply to this new Boulder County Small Business Relief Program. Please see https://oedit.colorado.gov/colorado-arts-relief-grant for more information about the Arts program.
For more information on resources available to Boulder County businesses, visit the Boulder County COVID-19 Resources page.
The following types of businesses are eligible for relief payments:
A detailed list may be found on page 4 of the signed legislation. https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/2020b_001_signed.pdf
The applicant business has operated under severe capacity restrictions required by a local or state public health order at any time during 2020.
The legislation creating the program sets forth tiered relief payment caps, based on the business’ receipts (sales or revenue) from 2019, in the following fashion. However, these tiers may be formulaically adjusted downward based on total dollars allocated to each eligible entity:
Businesses must provide the following:
If you are unsure of your operating license status or need to apply or renew for a license please use the following resources based on your operating jurisdiction in Boulder County:
We are unable to make exceptions. The State legislature is in session, you may want to consider contacting your representatives. Here is a link to find yours: https://leg.colorado.gov/find-my-legislator