See What Resources May Be Available For Your Business
This program is not a grant, but if your business qualifies, you’ll have the opportunity to receive marketing consultations, media placements, commercial creative production services, or technology services from Effectv and Comcast Business.
This program was designed to address the fact that Black-owned businesses have been some of the hardest hit with the ongoing impact of the pandemic, social unrest, and environmental events. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, between February and April 2020, the number of active Black-owned businesses declined by 41%, Latinx-owned businesses declined by 32%, and Asian-owned businesses dropped by 25%, versus just 21% for the general population. Comcast RISE was created to invest in the success of these critical businesses by providing valuable and practical support.
Beginning November 28, 2020, all Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) business owners will be eligible to apply for Comcast RISE. Applications close May 7th.
Business and Industry (B&I) CARES Act Program
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021 or until funds are expended. USDA is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic.
CDOT's Can Do Colorado Community Challenge
The Can Do Community Challenge, an extension of the Can Do Colorado campaign that is spotlighting innovative businesses finding ways to keep going through the COVID-19 response, is asking local communities and their resident businesses to find new opportunities to restart commerce in ways that are safe and sustainable. There are 2 grant programs being offered: Revitalizing Main Streets and CanDo Community Telework Program.
Colorado Creates Grant
The Colorado Create Grants provide general operating support for nonprofit arts organizations to create arts programs and activities. Applications will open in mid April and are due June 7.