Resource Links for Business Owners

If you are a business or land owner operating in the Little Saigon corridor, we are here to help. Our dedicated team can provide necessary information to navigate the regulations surrounding COVID-19, and beyond. We can facilitate communication with the City of Denver and other supporting organizations to help your business thrive.

Questions? Contact:
cindy@denverstreetspartnership.org

If your business is not listed on this site and you would like to be included, please submit the form at the bottom of this page. We look forward to hearing from you!

EMERGENCY RELIEF

Left Behind Workers Fund

Impact Charitable Left Behind Workers Fund (LBWF). Provides direct cash in the amount of $1,000 to people experiencing job loss due to Covid-19.

SBERF Website and Inquiry Form

(English, Espanol)

Overview of the small business emergency relief program form for the City and County of Denver only. Form is provided in English and Espanol.

Small Business Guide and Checklist

Coronavirus emergency loans small business guide and checklist. Prepared by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund

Grants for small nonprofits & community organizations

In partnership with the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center, we are supporting our local nonprofits with grants up to $15,000. These funds will allow the organizations to continue providing critical programs and services for our residents. If you have not yet applied, no worries as we just opened round 3 of funding. Apply today!

Priority Neighborhood Small Business Fund

Grants for micro & small businesses located only in nest neighborhoods

Business owners in Denver’s most vulnerable neighborhoods need at times an additional level of support. That’s why DEDO along with our partners at Mile High United Way have launched a grant program for micro and small businesses located in priority neighborhoods, as identified by DEDO’s division of Neighborhood Equity & Stabilization (NEST). Read about the program and send your information!

Energize Colorado Gap Fund

Applications Open Soon!

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. For more information on Energize Colorado please refer to the Energize Colorado fact sheet or website.

The application has not launched but you can learn more at a 1-hour virtual discussion
on Monday, August 17th from 12:30 to 1:30 pm, intended to help COVID-impacted small businesses learn how to access this financial support. There will be a Q&A section if time allows and this webinar will be recorded.

To register for this webinar, click here.

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TEMPORARY OUTDOOR EXPANSION

Denver’s Temporary Outdoor Expansion Program for Restaurants and Bars

(Vietnamese)

Description and answers to commonly asked questions about the summer outdoor expansion program in Vietnamese.

Temporary Outdoor Expansion FAQs

Comprehensive list of answers to commonly asked questions about the outdoor expansion program for bars and restaurants.

Temporary Outdoor Expansion Application

(Vietnamese)

Application for temporary outdoor expansion of bars and restaurants in Metro Denver for the summer dining season – through September 7. This links directly to Vietnamese application.

CITY OF DENVER ASSISTANCE

Denver’s Business Assistance Programs

City and County of Denver Recovery and Support Resources. Four areas of assistance include Artist Relief Fund, Denver Microloan Program, Federal Small Business Support, and Tax Relief.

Business Assistance Program Flyer

(English, Spanish, Vietnamese)

Flyer for the City of Denver Recovery and Support Resources.

Free PPE Kits Still Available for Small Businesses & Nonprofits

Did you know that Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) is providing Free PPE Kits to Denver’s small businesses and nonprofits? Their goal is to distribute 4,500 kits to those who need them the most. Visit their page and fill out an easy registration form.

Strengthening Neighborhoods Mini Grants

Grants to fund neighborhood projects

Are you a nonprofit or community-based group desiring to positively impact your neighborhood? Then these mini grants are for you! In partnership with The Denver Foundation, we are providing funding up to $5,000 to support you in implementing your ideas. Learn more and apply! We have extended the application deadline to August 17.

PAYCHECK PROTECTION

PPP Video Guide

(English)

Video demonstration of the Payroll Protection Program spreadsheet.

PPP FAQs

Comprehensive list of answers to common questions about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

PPP Application

Application for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

PPP Application Assistance from
Del Norte

For support with the Paycheck Protection Program application, contact Cecilia Cervantes at
(303) 477-4774 

PPP Loan Tracking Template

Google Spreadsheet to help determine the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) amount.

MICROFINANCE

Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Resource Guide

Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute (RMMFI) resources for small businesses and entrepreneurs during Covid-19

MI CASA

Mi Casa Resource Center List

The Women’s Business Center at Mi Casa provides training, consulting and workshops to small businesses.

Mi Casa Resource Center Calendar

Calendar of events for Mi Casa Business Center

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