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Technical Assistance Mini Grant Program#

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The Community Development & Neighborhood Services Department is awarding mini grants to small businesses and non-profits with 50 or fewer employees going through the Building or Development Review process to provide them with technical assistance. This funding is from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and is intended to help support our local business community recovery from the effects of COVID-19. 


Programa de pequeñas subvenciones de asistencia técnica#

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El Departamento de Desarrollo Comunitario y Servicios Vecinales está otorgando pequeñas subvenciones a pequeñas empresas y organizaciones sin fines de lucro con 50 empleados o menos que se encuentran en el proceso de Revisión de Construcción o Desarrollo para brindarles asistencia técnica. Esta financiación proviene de la Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense (ARPA) federal y está destinada a ayudar a respaldar la recuperación de nuestra comunidad empresarial local de los efectos del COVID-19.


Frequently Asked Questions#

Each approved business or non-profit can initially receive up to $7,500 for qualifying services depending on the development review application type, with the ability to be eligible for additional funds. Recipients must use awarded assistance funds and provide receipts by October 31, 2024. 

Funds must be used towards projects that are applying for one or more of the following processes: 

  • Building Permit
  • Change of Use and/or Tenant Finish
  • Basic Development Review (BDR)
  • Major Amendment (MJA)
  • Minor Amendment (MA)
  • Addition of Permitted Use (APU)
  • Project Development Plan (PDP)
  • Final Development Plan (FDP)
  • Minor Subdivision

Applicants will be notified by staff within 2 weeks of submitting their mini grant application.

If you have questions about the Technical Assistance Mini Grant Program or would like help in filling out the application, please email our City Planners at

Business Portal#

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The City of Fort Collins is committed to supporting you through your Development Review Process as you start, expand or make significant changes to your business or its location. 

Our Business Portal can connect you with helpful information and resources.

Visit the Business Portal