Local Programs and Resources

In addition to the programs listed below, check with your local municipality for community resources.

Weld County Small Business Assistance

Weld County’s Small Business Incentive Program (SBIP) provides eligible businesses financial assistance to offset land use, building permit and several impact fees. The program is designed to reduce upfront capital outlay for small businesses located in unincorporated Weld County.

Workplace Vaccination Program

The Weld County Department of  Public Health and Environment is looking to expand their COVID vaccination efforts and allow for continued accessibility for vaccinations in the community. To improve these efforts, COVID vaccination clinics at your place of employment can be offered. These clinics can be open to the public or a private event for employees and their friends and family. Currently, COVID vaccinations are approved for those ages 12 and above. If you are interested in a clinic, please click the link below to fill out the form through the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and they will notify the WCDPHE of your request.

Weld County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Learn where you can receive a no-cost COVID-19 vaccine in Weld County. 

Weld County Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance

Your household may be eligible for Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance if you were unable to pay your rent and/or utility bills because you experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and your household monthly income is at or below the maximum income listed in the guidelines.

Weld/Larimer Revolving Loan Fund

This loan program partners with local banks to provide loans to companies in need of funding for expansion projects that require capital that supports investment in equipment and primary job creation.

This loan fund is administered by Upstate Colorado Economic Development. The RLF and was developed to assist businesses locating/expanding in rural Weld or Larimer Counties by providing short-term (5-7 years) “gap” financing of up to 45% of project costs up to $500,000. The business must be creating/retaining jobs. 

A Safe Place to Be: 5-Star Certification Program

The City of Greeley, Greeley Area Chamber of Commerce, City of Evans, and the Town of Windsor are teaming up to encourage area businesses to implement safety measures that will help slow the spread of COVID-19 locally and allow local businesses to move forward with safe reopening efforts needed to help the local economy recover.

Weld County Workforce Center

Employment Services of Weld County is a comprehensive workforce center which connects resources for employment, education, and training services. Employment Services of Weld County offers these services at the local, state, and national level.

To speak with a staff member, please use the below contact information: Business Services/Employer Support: 970-400-6714

Additional Workforce Resources:

As a response to COVID-19, onwardco.org has been launched by Bitwise Industries in direct collaboration with the Governor’s Office, state agencies, and community partners. This is a website that will connect people with services, funds and jobs during this crisis. By using the best and brightest of our state, we can all get through this together. Please visit the website and share with anyone who is struggling, or may need help.

East Colorado SBDC

The SBDC is here to help businesses who have been affected by recent disasters in Colorado including response to the current health crisis. Consultants and partners including the SBA and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade provide services to assist with disaster loan applications, long term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimations, business preparedness and more.


Recovery Information in Northern Colorado

The intent of NoCoRecovers.com is to provide a single source of up-to-date information on potential funding resources available to support the business community of Northern Colorado. The mission is to provide businesses streamlined access available resources and “peer” advice to develop their own response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Site information features: A marketplace for Northern Colorado small business safety gear, information on additional federal, state and local funding sources, downloadable collateral for the Keep “NoCo OPEN“ campaign as well as additional news updates.

State Programs and Resources

Colorado Resiliency Office

The Colorado Resiliency Office provides an up-to-date list of programs and resources offered at the state level. Find the most up-to-date information, resources, and contact information for COVID-19 recovery and resilience planning. The Colorado Resiliency Office is working closely with our State and federal partners to develop and share resources for long-term recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal Programs and Resources

Small Business Administration

The Small Business Administration supports several programs including the Paycheck Protection Program, EIDL, Shuttered Venues Grant, Restaurant Revitalization Fund, SBA Debt Relief, and supports applications for cross-program eligibility. Visit the SBA website for specific program information. 

Rural Micro-Entrepreneur Assistance Program

Rural Development undertakes this program in order to support the development and ongoing success of rural micro-entrepreneurs and micro-enterprises. Grants are available to provide technical assistance to rural micro-entrepreneurs or micro-enterprises, up to $205,000 annually. Eligibility for non-profits and businesses located in an eligible area with 10 or fewer full-time employees.

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