ARP Small Business Grants

Small Business American Rescue Plan (ARP)
Grant Fund Parameters

Small businesses eligible for assistance are those that experienced negative economic impacts or disproportionate impacts of the pandemic and meet the definition of “small business”.

Grant Details & Eligibility: 

To be eligible, you must be either a:

  • Small business or enterprise - Colorado sole proprietors and registered small businesses including LLCs, S-Corps and other business types.
  • Small Non-Profit Business - 501c3 nonprofit businesses only.

You must also: 

  • Be located in Foxfield, Colorado. 
        
  • Have fewer than 500 full and part-time employees.
  • Have experienced economic harm that was caused or made worse by the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Applicants must clearly describe the harm experienced.  Additional documentation may be required to validate the described harm.
  • Use funds, if awarded, to respond to the described harm.  The intended use must not have been covered with other COVID-19 relief funds.
     
  • Have all required licenses and registrations to operate.

The following must also apply to your business:

  • Business activities are legal under Colorado AND Federal law.
  • Applicant business was in operation on or before December 31, 2020 and filed a 2020 and 2021 tax return or a tax return extension. 
  • Applicant business is currently operating. 
  • Applicant business and business owner do not have any outstanding judgments, tax liens, or pending lawsuits against them.

Grant funds may be used for:

  • Mitigation of financial hardship, such as supporting payroll and benefits, costs to retain employees.
  • Mortgage, rent, utility, and other operating costs.
  • Technical assistance, counseling, or other services to support business planning

Applicants may request a grant up to $10,000. However, the Town has a limited pool of funds and the award may be less than requested depending on the number of grant applications the Town receives.  The applicant will be required to identify the specific business-related costs the grant would apply to. Total grant request must match the sum of the individual line items of approved business-related expenses.  

Small Business Grant Application