The Broomfield Economic Vitality team is working to ensure businesses have access to a range of resources to help them navigate this challenging time. If you’re a small business in need of assistance, please email email@example.com and we will help connect you with available assistance.
Visit the Retail Food Establishment website for information and resources related to Public Health Order 20-22 and offering raw/bulk food.
State & Federal Resources
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.
On March 11, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) published emergency rules which temporarily require employers in certain industries to provide a small amount of paid sick leave to employees with flu-like symptoms while awaiting COVID-19 testing. The Colorado Health Emergency Leave with Pay (“Colorado HELP”) rules requires up to four days of paid sick for employees being tested for coronavirus COVID-19 in select industries.
The North Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is set up for virtual consulting with clients. Clients can book online sessions.
The state SBDC network and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), can assist with Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) applications, long-term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimates, and business preparedness.