Business Information / Resources
For small business assistance related to COVID-19, including applying for the Small Business Administration economic injury disaster loan, employee matters or financial issues, please contact Laurie Jones, business consultant / East Colorado Small Business Development Center, at 970-520-0798 or or via https://eastcoloradosbdc.com/.
USDA Rural Development is making available up to $1 billion in loan guarantees to help rural businesses meet their working capital needs during the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, agricultural producers that are not eligible for USDA Farm Service Agency loans may receive funding under USDA Business & Industry CARES Act Program provisions included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Find more information HERE.
The Colorado Department of Agriculture is seeking feedback to support agricultural workers and businesses in recovery and revitalization of the agricultural economy.
Ideas, needs and suggestions are encouraged and will be accepted until May 15, 2020, through the FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE RESPONSE FORM.