Business Recovery Initiative

The Business Recovery Initiative, powered by the Grand Junction SBDC, is ready to help businesses recover during challenging times by providing no-cost business training, workshops, and individualized consulting.

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Local Funding Opportunities

Businesses impacted by COVID-19 may be eligible for special loans and grants.  Requirements and amounts vary by fund. Make sure to review all the information before applying.

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State Resources & Updates

For the most up-to-date information and resources for Colorado businesses responding to the current health crisis, visit this page by the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade.

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Business Support Groups & Pages

Grand Valley Business Support – A Facebook group to help the business community support each other as well as share resources and information in real time.

Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce Take Out Tool Kit – A list of restaurants, bars, and coffee shops to keep you connected with any business who is continuing to offer take out, curbside, and/or delivery services.

Additional Resources

Small Business Administration

Colorado Department of Labor & Employment

  • Emergency Paid Leave Rule – This rule is meant to limit the spread of highly contagious disease and enables workers in at-risk occupations to access testing.
  • Unemployment Insurance – During layoffs, all employees are encouraged to apply for unemployment insurance. Those who are job-attached (meaning workers will be expected to return after a separation of up to 16 weeks) should file as “job-attached.”
  • Work-Share Program may allow certain employees who have had reduced hours to claim partial unemployment benefits.
  • Layoff/Separations

Other Resources