What financial assistance is available to my business?
Colorado Arts Relief Fund (application deadline is January 8, 2021)
This initiative directs up to $7.5 million for relief payments to eligible artists, crew members and organizations. Funding through this bill will be distributed through two separate grant applications: 1) Colorado Arts Relief—Business and Organization and, 2) Colorado Arts Relief—Individuals. The programs are administered by Colorado Creative Industries. Click HERE for details and application.
Optive Commercial Capital
FirstBank of Aspen Park - existing customers only at this time
Evergreen National Bank - existing customers only at this time
As we find more lenders and banks set up to process the PPP loans we will add that here.
Or, to search by zip code CLICK HERE.
Need more info on the EIDL?
Call the Office of Disaster Assistance Customer Service line at 1-800-659-2955 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Is my business eligible to reopen?
CLICK HERE for Jefferson County's current order.
Recent Executive Orders from County, State and Federal Agencies; News Releases
My business has safely reopened and I want to let the community know.
- Communications Toolkit: CLICK HERE for printable signage and posters for your business. Print and Post -- it is that easy!
- Participate in the "Our Mountain Community is BACK in Business campaign".
- Follow the Relaunch Steps.
- Wear a mask and encourage the community to wear a mask to help protect and respect those around us.
- Submit Hot Deals, News Releases and any other updates through your member portal. Once submitted the information gets pushed out to social media.
Eviction Assistance Information
Many small businesses have faced challenges with eviction questions as a result of the ongoing pandemic. To help small businesses, the Colorado COVID Small Business Legal Program is offering services. Please click HERE to be directed to their website for information on upcoming clinics and click HERE for other resources.
Courses, Advice and Educational Opportunities to Help Your Business
Free and/or low-cost advice is offered to Jefferson County small business owners through Jeffco Business Resource Center. Click HERE to see how they can assist you with your specific needs. If you are just starting your business, they can also help. Click HERE for the offerings available.
The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network offers no cost consulting and low cost training. Request a consulting appointment, register for a workshop or browse resources in our area by clicking HERE. You can find many e-learning videos available HERE.
I'm out of work, what jobs are available locally?
Check out the job posts from our members. CLICK HERE
My business needs more employees. Where can I post job openings?
COVID Testing Informaiton
For additional information about testing, please visit:
Links to National, State and Industry Specific Websites
Stimulus Package Information
- CLICK HERE to learn about the Senate CARES bill small business provisions.
- CLICK HERE to learn about the Senate CARES bill tax provisions.
- CLICK HERE to learn about the Senate CARES bill health provisions.
- CLICK HERE to learn about the Senate CARES bill unemployment provisions.
- CLICK HERE to learn about the Senate CARES bill distressed industries provisions.
- Coronavirus Bulletin: Resources for Leading During the Crisis
The below are official sources on the current COVID-19 situation:
- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Updates
- Updates from CDC on Reported Cases
- CDC Coronavirus Summary
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Coronavirus Updates
- Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment COVID-19 Testing
- Updates from Jefferson County Public Health
- Is it COVID-19 or something else?
Virtual Business and Work from Home - Useful Services
The Chamber has several members that are in the business of marketing, website design, email set up, social media assistance and technical services that you may find useful as you change your business model to virtual and online or if you need to begin working from home. Please reach out and see how they may be able to get you up and running or optimize your business model.
AlphaPixel Reach specializes in helping nonprofits and small to medium business reach their goals by reaching more potential clients. They achieve this through the use of a variety of media including websites, social media, eBlasts, newsletters and print media.
Mic Helms Business Development
Mic provides business coaching and services to help guide you in designing and implementing business operations that function properly and efficiently. This can include internet marketing, advertising, communications and messaging along with forecasting and budgeting.
Johnson Services and Companies, LLC
Johnson Services operates virtually so they certainly know how to help you transition to a virtual business. Providing business phone services (VOIP), custom business applications and cloud-based hosted business solutions.
Marketing Type Guys
Online marketing agency specializing in Website Design, Search Engine Optimization, PPC Advertising, Social Media Optimization, On-Line Reputation Management, & Social Media or Review Site Monitoring.
Image Marketing provides promotional advertising and marketing campaigns from beginning to end and any point in between, including graphic design, portable signs and banners and screen printed apparel. If you need help with a new marketing campaign give them a call.
Pine Design specializes in logo design, branding, business and marketing collateral and web design. They can help with just about any other visual service you can think of.
Rising Graphics and Printing
A full service printer providing design, offset printing, and digital photocopying services. If you need printing done to send out a mailing now that you've gone virtual, contact Rising Graphics.
Zuni Sign Company
Let the community know you are still open and have Zuni Sign make a banner or sign to bring attention to your business.
Up-to-date resources and information for small businesses responding to the current health crisis can be found on the Colorado SBDC's Disaster Preparedness and Continuity page.
Colorado Health Emergency Leave with Pay ("Colorado HELP") Rules
CDC Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employees
Business Disaster Planning from Department of Homeland Security
Tax Relief - information from the IRS