Business Resources- COVID-19

Resources for Dacono Business Owners Impacted by COVID-19

NoCo Recovers- The intent of NoCo Recovers is to provide a single-source of up-to-date information on potential funding resources available to support the business community of Northern Colorado. 

Weld Business Recovery Program- Weld County and participating communities are providing funding for local grant programs and resources to support businesses that demonstrate financial stress or disrupted operations due to the public health crisis. The goal is to provide assistance to businesses that are trying to reopen and/or modify their business plans or facilities to serve customers in a safe way. 

  • Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund- The Weld County Service Industry Relief Fund seeks to provide financial assistance to eligible public-facing businesses located in Weld County that have been categorized as “high-risk” and mandated to close or substantially reduce services in response to guidelines issued by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment effective 11/20/20. 

Eastern Colorado Small Business Loan Program- For business located in rural Weld County communities (with a population less than 50,000). Colorado Lending Source in partnership with ZOMALAB and the Gates Family Foundation have established the Eastern Colorado Small Business Loan Fund with the goal to protect jobs and invest in our communities in the short, medium, and long-term. This fund was created to offer affordable loans to rural Colorado businesses and non-profits in eastern Colorado affected by the COVID-19 crisis.

U.S. Small Business Administration: The U.S. Small Business Administration makes the American dream of business ownership a reality. As the only go-to resource and voice for small businesses backed by the strength of the federal government, the SBA empowers entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, or expand their businesses, or recover from a declared disaster. It delivers services through an extensive network of SBA field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations.

The SBA provides emergency disaster loan assistance to eligible small businesses. Colorado Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) have extensive information on eligibility and the application process on their websites. Each SBDC can provide knowledgeable, one-on-one, confidential business counseling related to choosing to apply and completing the application. Our local SBDCs include: East Colorado SBDC (Greeley), Larimer SBDC (Fort Collins) and Boulder SBDC. Colorado’s Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) has a Disaster Response Hotline for businesses that have immediate questions (303) 860-5881.

Paycheck Protection Program: An SBA-backed loan that helps businesses keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.SBA is currently offering PPP loans until May 31, 2021. 

COVID-19 Legal Assistance: Free legal advice and help for Colorado Small Businesses. 


Public Health and Executive Orders

All public hearing and executive orders

Guidance for Businesses

  1. Where Can I Get a COVID-19 Vaccination?

    All Coloradans 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine, and all Coloradans 18 and older are eligible to receive the Moderna or Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine. Read on...
  2. Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Application Now Open.

    Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) application opened on Monday, May 3, at 10 a.m. MST. This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. Additional Info...
  3. Colorado Launches CLIMBER Small Business Loan Fund.

    On April 27, the Colorado Loans for Increasing Mainstreet Business and Economic Recovery (CLIMBER) was launched. Read on...
  4. Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Available.

    The Weld County Department of Human Services may be able to provide emergency rental and utility assistance to eligible Weld County residents. Read on...
  5. Bill Payment Assistance from Energy Outreach Colorado.

    Energy Outreach Colorado provides bill payment assistance to households across Colorado who are behind on their energy bills and are at risk of not having home energy. Payments are made directly to a local utility or fuel company. Read on...
  6. City of Dacono to Resume Water Non-Payment Penalties and Disconnections.

    The City Council approved an ordinance in June reinstating all water penalties for past-due account balances. Read on...
  7. Looking for a Job?

    The Carbon Valley communities and Employment Services of Weld County are partnering for an in-person job fair you won’t want to miss! Attending this event may land you the perfect job, register today. Additional Info...
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