As part of the Colorado Special Session, Senate Bill 20B-01 was passed to provide one-time emergency relief payments to eligible small business owners who have been impacted by capacity restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic that demonstrate a revenue loss of at least 20%. Businesses that are included in this legislation authorizing this funding include:
- Restaurants (including food trucks)
- Fitness Centers/Gyms/Recreational Sports Facilities
- Movie Theaters
A full list of eligibility requirements and additional information can be found at www.larimer.org/sbr.
Larimer County is opting into this program that will provide eligible businesses one-time relief payments UP TO $3,500 - $7,000. Larimer County is working with three municipal "hubs" to help administer the program county-wide: Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park. Business owners are encouraged to work with their hub closest to their place of business.
The application will go live (available in English and Spanish) Wednesday January 6, 2021. Please encourage any eligible businesses in your networks to apply as soon as possible, as the application is only open until January 27th, 2021. This funding is NOT first come first serve, all applications will be processed and awarded after the January 27th deadline. Any applications received after that time will be ineligible to receive funds. We also encourage business owners to apply as soon as possible in case additional follow up documentation or other forms of follow up is needed.
If you have questions about how to fill out the application, please watch the Application Guide Video.
Information in Spanish:
To better serve our business owners who have a preferred language other than English, Jose Luis Ramos, at the City of Fort Collins, will provide technical assistance for the application process. Contact Jose Luis at email@example.com.
Please submit your Small Business Relief (SBR) application to the hub geographically closest to your business: