It’s our commitment to serve you during this rapidly-changing COVID-19 landscape and through the inevitable ripple effects to come. Check back often for updates on small business grants and loans, free resources available to you via our business coaching team, the most up-to-date information from our trusted third-party community, State, and Federal partners, and more.
For Small Businesses in the Below Cities and Counties
Thanks to investments from partners in various cities and counties, CEF is offering COVID-19 Relief Loans through the below COVID Relief Loan Funds. Please note that these loans are available to small businesses located in the respective cities and counties and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We are working diligently to obtain additional funding for other geographic areas and increase availability in the existing funds in order to help even more small businesses across our state. Please check back often for updates on new COVID-19 Relief Loans.
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The Denver city government is making $4 million available for Denver businesses dealing with the coronavirus outbreak. Business owners can apply to receive up to $7,500 in cash.
The link to the application is here. If your business is located in the City of Denver, please apply now! It is a simple two minute application.
As any other grants or other programs are announced. we will post them here so please check back often.
Generally across the US, if a business owner pays themselves as an employee, taking all of the normal deductions and making the normal governmental payments on time, the owner has paid unemployment insurance on themselves. This means unemployment insurance is available so long as certain minimum requirements are fulfilled.
Note that we were NOT able to confirm this general principle on Colorado.gov. We encourage you to verify this answer for yourself. Those minimum requirements for Colorado can be found here: http://colorado.gov/
Please see our resources list above the FAQs on this page.
Yes, we are open for business and accepting new loan applications. However, we have adjusted some of our guidelines based on the current COVID-19 situation. Please call us to have a conversation about your specific needs at 303-860-0242.