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. In response to the most recent needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the initiative desires to meet the urgent needs of Weld County small businesses directly impacted by COVID-19 in the following industries: Restaurants, bars and other food and beverage service providers; live event venues; movie theaters; gyms and fitness centers; bowling centers, arcades, and other recreation facilities.
The initiative is intended to distribute approximately $2 million to eligible businesses in Weld County. Financial assistance will be provided on a need-based priority basis for all qualified applicants. Depending on the businesses financial need, assistance is available up to a maximum $10,000 for public transactional businesses with a defined closure or limitations due to capacity restrictions.
- Business must have 3+ employees
- Show loss of revenue and/or COVID related expenses in the time period of 11/01/2020 -01/31/2021
- Have a physical location in Weld County
Additional information, official guidelines, and the online application for the Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund can be found at www.weldrecovery.com.