COVID-19 Community and Business Resources

We are committed to serving you. The Boulder Chamber is “virtually” open!

Our team is working hard on behalf of our members and community during this time.

Exclusive Health Benefits for Chamber Members

Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance

To best serve and support the Boulder community during COVID-19,
these community organizations have formed the Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance.
Learn More

Special thank you to the volunteer support to the Alliance, including communications consulting from MAPR.agency.

Business Resources

Safer-at-Home Compliance Resources

Signage to Post at Your Business

All signs can be printed at 8.5” x 11”.  Included in these signs is a “We Are Open” sign that lets others know you are complying with the Boulder County and State of Colorado requirements for “Safer at Home.”  Please do a self-check using the checklist and display this sign in your window.

View Face Covering Chart for the Public/Customers

View Face Covering Chart for Employees

Weekly Business Support Sessions with Boulder County Public Health
Operational Checklists
Additional Resources

Government Updates & Announcements

Federal

The Federal Government has implemented several “phases” of response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.

  • Phase 1: An $8.3 billion bill focused on the initial outbreak.
    • PROGRAM: ~$3 billion for research and development for a vaccine, $2.2 billion for public health programs, $1 billion for medical supplies and other emergency measures, and authorization for SBA loans suffering from COVID-19 impacts.
    • STATUS: Signed into law on March 6, 2020
  • Phase 2: “The Families First Coronavirus Response Act.” A $104 billion bill focused on paid leave and unemployment benefits.
    • PROGRAM: The phase two package includes free coronavirus testing, expanded funding for food security programs, increased funding for Medicaid and state unemployment insurance, and paid sick, family and medical leave for workers at companies with 500 employees or fewer.
    • STATUS: Signed into law. Passed the US Senate on March 18, 2020 after passing the US House. You can read a full summary of all of the provisions by clicking here »
  • Phase 3: A $2 trillion package supporting businesses and states.
    • PROGRAM: This is a large federal relief program including hundreds of billions of dollars dedicated to small business loans, a $1,200 paycheck to most American adults, billions for corporate stock purchases, and more.
    • STATUS: Signed into law
  • Phase 4: A $900 billion relief package including support for individuals and businesses.
    • STATUS: Signed into law
    • What You Need to Know about the Latest Relief Package Passed by Congress Read more
Colorado
Boulder County
City of Boulder

Business Loans and Financial Assistance

Grants
Updates

Boulder County has extended the application deadline for the Small Business Grant Program to February 19. View eligibility rules and apply here

  • NOTE: Per state legislation, ONLY restaurants, bars (including breweries, wineries, distilleries), caterers, movie theaters, and gyms or recreation centers are eligible to apply.
Grants (Please note: some grants may now be closed to applications)
Funding Assistance from the Colorado Special Legislative Session (Dec. 2020)
CARES Act
CARES Act Initiative: Paycheck Protection Program
CARES Act Initiative: SBA Disaster Loan
KIVA and Colorado Lending Source
Boulder Chamber Small Business Relief Fund (Closed)

Industry Specific Resources

Restaurants
City of Boulder Support Programs
Boulder County Guidance
State of Colorado Guidance and Funding Programs
Partner Support Programs
Resources
Construction
Manufacturing
Retail

For Business Owners

Legal Services
Property Ownership/Landlords

For Employees

Working Remotely
Unemployment

General Resources

Individual Assistance

Health & Human Services

Boulder County Public Health: COVID-19

Boulder County: Resources for those affected by COVID-19 (includes housing, financial assistance and childcare resources)

211colorado.org 2-1-1 Colorado is a confidential and multilingual service connecting people across the State of Colorado to vital resources in their local community. 2-1-1 serves as one central location where people can access over 7,500 health and human service resources. Callers may experience long wait times, as demand for information is high. 2-1-1 Colorado is hiring in order to reduce wait times and meet Coloradans’ needs. 2-1-1 provides navigation services to resources such as:

  • Housing, including shelters and transitional services.
  • Rent and utility assistance.
  • Applying for SNAP benefits by phone.
  • Childcare.
  • Food/meals.
  • Transportation.
  • Clothing/personal/household needs.
  • Mental health and substance use disorders.
  • Employment.
  • Education.
  • Medical clinics.
  • Dental clinic.
  • Other government/economic services.
Housing
How to Help Our Neighbors

Community News

2021

April

Boulder County has implemented its own dial framework as of April 16. The county will now operate at Level Blue. Read more

BOCO Five Star Certified businesses have approval to operate in Level Clear under Boulder County's new dial framework. Learn more and apply

February

Boulder County moves to Level Yellow Read more

January

Boulder County Small Business Grant Program is now open for applications, January 8-29, 2021. View eligibility rules and apply

  • NOTE: Per state legislation, ONLY restaurants, bars (including breweries, wineries, distilleries), caterers, movie theaters, and gyms or recreation centers are eligible to apply.

January 29: CDPHE has approved Boulder County's application to operate a 5 Star program in the county. Read the latest update  | Go to the BOCO 5 Star Website | Sign up for the informational webinar on February 5 

Boulder County Moves to Level Orange, Effective Jan. 4 2021 Read more

2020

Colorado News

2021

April

Governor Polis has amended and extended the statewide mask order, which did not change the status in Boulder County at this time for indoor spaces - Executive Order D 2021 079.  Boulder County Public Health has updated the Boulder County Facial Covering Order to align with the Colorado Face Covering Order by continuing to require facial coverings in indoor public spaces at all times, but no longer requiring face coverings when outdoors.

2020

Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance

To best serve and support the Boulder community during COVID-19,
these community organizations have formed the Boulder Business Response and Recovery Alliance.

Boulder Chamber

Boulder Chamber

We build community through business. 

COVID-19 Business Resources: www.BoulderChamber.com/covid19

COVID19 Small Business Relief Fund:
www.BoulderChamber.com/covid19sbrf

COVID-19 Video Coverage - https://www.youtube.com/boulderchamber

Boulder Area Business Response Group - Join us!

COVID19 Weekly Update - Sign up here

 

Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau
Community Foundation Boulder County
Downtown Boulder Partnership

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