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Resources for Businesses (COVID-19)

Resources for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19*
The City of Northglenn Economic Development staff is available to discuss the concerns you may have about the impacts on your business as a result of COVID-19.   Many resources are also available as our county, state, and country contend with the impacts of COVID-19 to assist businesses.

 *This page will be updated as new information and resources become available.


COVID-19 Update: Rising COVID-19 incidence and positivity rates, move Adams County to Level 3 of the Safer at Home on the state's dial starting Oct. 28. See the state's updated public health order
UPDATED information for gyms: Safer at Home 3 →  25% capacity, 25 people, whichever is fewer.

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Adams County Government has put together a mitigation plan to work towards reducing cases. (See Plan HERE
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Help Businesses During COVID-19

Mask Up & Move Forward


Guidelines for Businesses

The City of Northglenn follows all guidance from Tri-County Health Department and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  

Find where Adams County is on the COVID-19 Dial Dashboard and Guidelines for Businesses.

Tri-County Health Department offers business support to help make your reopening process smoother and with best practices in mind. Please review the resources below: 

Tri-County Health Department Safer at Home Business Support:  http://tchd.org/836/Safer-at-Home-Guidance-for-Businesses
FAQ for Businesses:  https://covid19.colorado.gov/safer-at-home-faq
Guidance for Businesses: https://covid19.colorado.gov/safer-at-home-in-the-vast-great-outdoors/guidance-for-businesses 
Signage for Business Entrances:  http://tchd.org/DocumentCenter/View/7140/STOPsign58

Funding Opportunities for Small Businesses

Oct. 30 Deadline!  Northglenn Business is Back (BIB) Recovery Grant
The Business is Back (BIB) Recovery Grant will assist businesses with costs incurred to maintain the health and safety of its employees and customers under local governmental guidelines and regulations due to COVID-19.

BUSINESS IS BACK RECOVERY GRANT

New! Winterization of Operations Mini Grant Available
Adams County, in partnership with our local Chambers of Commerce, has launched a new mini grant category as part of the Mini Grant Program. The Winterizing Operations mini grant allows restaurants, senior care facilities, and childcare centers to apply to help winterize their operations this coming season due to the challenges of COVID. The maximum award amount for this category is $5,000 for items such as portable forced air heaters, tents, and also fees associated with third party delivery services. The application for this mini grant category, as well as our others, remains open until all funds are exhausted.

New! Rent/Mortgage Assistance Mini Grant has a flat award amount of $5,000 per business applicant to use for rent or mortgage expenses. Grant funds must only be used for the rent or mortgage of the business location. Businesses must be impacted by the additional level 3 restrictions (for more information regarding Safer at Home, please click here). Home based businesses do not qualify for this mini grant category. 
ADAMS COUNTY MINI GRANTS


Adams County Small Business Stabilization Grant: Provides local businesses with grants up to $35,000 to retain jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The criteria has been expanded to allow businesses with up to 50 full-time employees, up from 25 to apply.
http://www.adcogov.org/small-business-stabilization-program

Adams County Mini-Grants: 
Mini- grants are available in these categories:  Business operations, technology upgrades, compliance issues, and winterizing operations, rent/mortgage assistance.
http://adamscountycovid19.org/mini-grants-application-small-businesses

Adams County Microloan Fund:  
Provides affordable, flexible loan capital to stimulate the creation and expansion of small businesses in Adams County. 
Apply Here

For assistance applying for SBA programs, schedule a virtual appointment with North Metro Small Business Development Center.

Temporary Outdoor Business Expansion:
  The City of Northglenn is dedicated to supporting our local businesses during the COVID-19 health crisis.  The city will work to process Temporary Outdoor Expansion Permits within 7 working days (with a complete application), waive the city fee and reimburse any state fees.
Online Permit Application:
 https://northglenn.formstack.com/forms/temporary_outdoor_business_expansion 
PDF of Application: 
https://www.northglenn.org/Departments/ED/Biz%20Assistance/Application_COVID_TempUse.pdf

Webinars/Programs for Small Businesses
Tri-County Health Back to Business Webinar every Friday at 9:30 a.m. (Spanish translation is available)
Register today:  Zoom Registration: Back to Business Friday at 9:30 a.m.
North Metro SBDC Upcoming Programs:  https://northmetrosbdc.com/

BUSINESS VIRTUAL TOWN HALL RECORDING JUNE 4, 2020
FAQ from meeting

Presentation from meeting