Disaster Relief

The Colorado SBDC Network is here to help businesses who have been affected by recent disasters in Colorado, including devastating wildfires and floods. Come to the SBDC for assistance with disaster loan applications, long-term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimations, business preparedness and more. 

The SBDC is using all available local, state and federal resources to help businesses recover and will work closely with communities impacted by these disasters. 

Schedule an appointment with the SBDC nearest you for disaster recovery assistance. Click the button below to fill out a short form below and SBDC staff will be in contact with you immediately.


After the natural disasters in the fall of 2013, the Colorado SBDC disaster relief team worked with federal, state and local resources to produce a comprehensive guide to assist Colorado businesses in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from natural disasters and emergencies. For an electronic copy of the guide, click here. To request a hard copy of this guide, please contact your local SBDC.


"RECOVER COLORADO" GRANT/LOAN PROGRAM APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

The "Recover Colorado" business grant/loan program may provide businesses and non-profits in impacted counties that suffered substantial economic harm from the September 2013 floods with possible economic revitalization funding via:

  • Grants of up to $50,000 ($75,000 for entities with multiple impacted locations)
  • Loans of up to $100,000 with favorable terms
  • Not all businesses and non-profits will qualify for maximum grant and loan amounts
Program Eligibility:
  • Must have at least $10,000 of uncompensated economic loss (unmet need)
  • Must have at least $25,000 of annual sales
How to Apply:
Impacted Counties:
Boulder
Larimer
Weld
Adams
Arapahoe
Clear Creek
Denver
El Paso
Fremont
Gilpin
Jefferson
Lake
Lincoln
Logan
Morgan
Sedgwick
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Questions? Contact George Bistany at 303-892-3815 or george.bistany@state.co.us


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COLORADO SBDC DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS SUPPORTED BY:


     

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