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The Jeffco Small Business Emergency Grant Fund is designed to provide a financial bridge until businesses can return to a more normal level of operation. As our community deals with the health and economic implications of the COVID-19 crisis, small businesses have been especially hard hit. Supporting our small business community is integral to creating jobs for our residents and bringing back the goods and services that provide us with the quality of life we value in Jefferson County.
The Jeffco Nonprofit Emergency Grant Fund is designed to provide a financial bridge for nonprofits that were seeing a much higher volume of clients than is usual. As outlined in the CARES Act, the program provides for funding to nonprofit organizations and this grant is meant to cover expenses that are necessary expenditures incurred due to COVID–19 as our community deals with this crisis and until they can get back to a more normal level of operation.
In support of our small business community, Jefferson County provided a second grant opportunity for businesses that are in unincorporated Jefferson County. The Small Business Sustainability Grant program allowed businesses to apply for up to $10,000 to assist with COVID-19 related expenses. Businesses who received funds from the Small Business Emergency Grant program, were also eligible to apply for these additional funds.