Darren Hollingsworth, Economic Development Manager
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NEW!!! Reopening and Marketing Grant
A $500 grant is now available for non-home based City of Englewood businesses that were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and are re-opening in the near future. Specific types of businesses include: store-front retail, restaurant/food business; personal care (barber shop, nail salons, spas, etc.); healthcare and social assistance (childcare, etc.); and art galleries and performance venues. Home- based businesses, food trucks, national chains and franchises are ineligible. To be considered, applications must be complete with all required documentation and emailed to email@example.com.
Eligible use of funds are: marketing business re-opening, personal protective equipment, cleaning supplies, signage/stickers for social distancing, products to promote social distancing, etc. Businesses are strongly encouraged to incorporate the “We’ve Got This” branding in their signage and marketing campaign.
APPLICATION - Reopening and Marketing Grant
NEW!!! Grant for Non-Profits Impacted by COVID-19
This grant is open to City of Englewood non-profits holding a 501c(3), 501c(4) or 501c(6) status. These types of non-profits may include: human services, arts, non-religious charitable organizations, fraternal organizations, schools, and business organizations. Eligibility criteria includes: temporary closure; reduced hours of operation; employee layoffs; inability to host events; etc. Religious institutions, political organizations, and home-based non-profits are ineligible for the grant.
Grant amounts are based on the organization's annual revenue/budget.
Under $50,000: $2,000
$50,000 - $100,000: $3,000
Above $100,000: $5,000
Only complete applications will be considered and are processed on a first-come/first-served basis. Funding is limited. Applications must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATION - Non-Profit
Expanded COVID-19 Small Business Support and Recovery Grant
The City of Englewood has expanded its COVID-19 Small Business Support and Recovery Grant. Businesses who previously received a grant may re-apply for a $2,000 grant. Businesses who have not yet received a grant may apply for a $4,000 grant. Apply now; funds are limited!
The grant is open to all non-home based, small businesses in the City of Englewood, but the priority is for businesses that have frequent and/or close contact with customers. Home-based businesses, food trucks, national chains and franchises are ineligible. Applications must be complete and emailed to email@example.com to be considered. Applications are processed on a first-come/first-served basis. Apply now as funds are limited!
APPLICATION - Business
The City of Englewood is also committed to providing you with additional resources and assistance necessary to be a successful business. Below are other resources the City offers Englewood businesses.
|Business Initiation Grant: Grant for new business startup
|Business Acceleration Grant: Grant for permanent improvements
for a business seeking to expand or improve their operation
|Small Business Training Grant/Scholarship: Maximum $500
scholarship to attend a training course offered by one of the City's
|Primary Employer Incentive: Rebate of use taxes or permit fees to support the creation and retention of primary jobs in Englewood|
- South Metro Enterprise Zone - State of Colorado tax credits for a variety of business investments
- Colorado Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund - Loan program that finances the cleanup and remediation of brownfield properties