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City of Fort Collins Small Business Assistance Program Launches Phase 3 for Food & Beverage Businesses

Released on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
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  • Shannon Hein, Economic Health Manager, 970-416-2294, shein@fcgov.com

FORT COLLINS, CO – The City of Fort Collins is inviting restaurants, bars, brewers, and other food & beverage businesses to apply for the 3rd Phase of the Small Business Assistance Program. The Small Business Assistance Program is a $1.8M financial assistance program through Coronavirus Relief Federal funds to provide relief to businesses and nonprofits that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The next phase of the program, which is specific to restaurants and bars, will launch Wednesday, November 4, 2020, and will close on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.

The 3rd Phase will allow restaurants and bars to apply for up to $5,000 if they:

  • Are physically located within the City of Fort Collins boundaries
  • Haven been in full operation since July 1, 2019
  • Have an active City of Fort Collins sales tax license
  • Have no unpaid code enforcement or tax liens
  • Have verifiable loss of income due to COVID closures and/or regulations
  • Owner has lawful presence in the U.S.

Restaurants and bars who meet the criteria can apply at fcogv.com/business. This assistance will not have to be repaid.

The applications will be also be available in Spanish.

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