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Margo Swanson

Northern Colorado Business Resiliency

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Over the course of the past few months, Upstate has had the unique opportunity to visit with several of our Northern Colorado businesses and talk with company leaders and employees to hear their stories of resiliency through the pandemic. This project came together through the collaborative effort of the NoCo…

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SBA Second Draw PPP Loans

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Beginning January 13, 2021, second draw applications will be accepted for the SBA Paycheck Protection Program.  Second Draw PPP Loans can be used to help fund payroll costs, including benefits. Funds can also be used to pay for mortgage interest, rent, utilities, worker protection costs related to COVID-19, uninsured property damage…

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Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund

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The Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund seeks to provide financial assistance to eligible public-facing businesses located in Weld County that have been categorized as “high-risk” and mandated to close or substantially reduce services in response to guidelines issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment effective 11/20/20….

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Fall 2020 Business Pulse Survey

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As an organization that works closely with businesses on a daily basis, we want to understand how your business is coping with the challenges that 2020 has brought. In partnership with Economic Development Organizations and Chambers of Commerce in Larimer and Weld County through NoCo REDI, we invite you to…

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Round 2 – Weld County Business Recovery Program

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A second round of the Weld County Business Recovery Program will be administered by Upstate Colorado Economic Development. Round 1 received 215 applications spanning several industries including restaurants, service providers, retail and more throughout the county. The grant continues to support eligible businesses who have demonstrated financial stress or disrupted…

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Weld County Business Recovery Program

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Weld County and participating communities have directed a portion of their Federal CARES Fund dollars to the Weld County Business Recovery Program, managed by Upstate Colorado. The program is designed to aid businesses that demonstrate financial stress or disrupted operations due to the public health crisis and who are trying…

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COVID-19 Updates

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View the latest guidelines and updates regarding COVID-19 testing and guidance for restaurants and food service reopening. Weld County COVID-19 drive-thru testing information Guidance for Restaurants and Food Services     

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