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22 S. 4th Ave., Ste 305

Brighton, CO 80601

Comprehensive COVID-19 Business Resource List 

The Brighton EDC is committed to providing resources to the Brighton business community during this difficult time. Below is a list of resources and resource providers who may be able to provide additional assistance and guidance. We also encourage Brighton businesses to frequent the City of Brighton’s website at www.brightonco.gov for more information on the measures we are taking to protect our community. Please check back for new resources as they become available. 


U.S Small Business Administration (SBA)- The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and nonprofits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are  experiencing: https://www.sba.gov/page/coronavirus-covid-19-small-business-guidance-loan-resources

Colorado Department of Labor & Employment (CDLE)- The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment (CDLE) has a variety of resources for workers and employers who are impacted by the Coronavirus: https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdle/information-and-resources-coronavirus

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (COEDIT)- The resources in this link provide state and federal COVID-19 announcements, programs, and information relevant to Colorado businesses: https://choosecolorado.com/covid19/

Adams County Business & Economic Development- Adams County Economic Development is working with all relevant local, state, and federal partners during this period of COVID-19 to support our businesses and ensure long-term economic vitality: http://www.adcogov.org/business-and-economic-development-resources


North Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC)- The North Metro SBDC has compiled a list of resources and tools designed to assist small businesses impacted by COVID-19:  https://northmetrosbdc.com/coronavirus/


Colorado Restaurant Association- The Colorado Restaurant Association is the leading trade organization for restaurants and bars and has compiled a list of resources to assist businesses within that industry:  https://www.corestaurant.org/resources/coronavirus-resources

Colorado COVID Relief Fund - Mile High United Way, in coordination with the Governor’s Office, will disperse all funds. The Colorado Health Foundation is providing technical assistance to help set up the application and review process. They are led by an Executive Committee in coordination with the Governor’s Office. Organizations that serve the most pressing needs of Coloradans being disproportionately affected by COVID-19 are eligible to apply. Through this Fund, eligible community-based organizations across Colorado may receive a general operating grant of up to $25,000. Application deadlines are every two weeks starting April 4th. Read below for more information:


The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) - is a loan designed to provide a direct incentive for small businesses to keep their workers on the payroll. Speak to your current bank's loan officer for more details on how to apply and receive this loan. SBA will forgive loans if all employees are kept on the payroll for eight weeks and the money is used for payroll, rent, mortgage interest, or utilities. The Paycheck Protection Program will be available through June 30, 2020. This program is for any small business with less than 500 employees (including sole proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed persons), private non-profit organization or 501(c)(19) veterans organizations affected by coronavirus/COVID-19: