Business Resources

Business Resources

Economic Development Manager
Sarah Crosthwaite

COVID-19 Business Information

Depending on the physical location of your business, it will determine which level your business can operate in.

Larimer County- Effective April 16, 2021 Larimer County Department of Health and Environment issued a public health order outlining requirements and guidelines for all business sectors and activities. Please click here to review the guidelines in place. 

Weld County- Weld County has not issued any restrictions for businesses. Please click here for county guidance and data information.

Business Grants, Loans & Programs

Johnstown Micro-Grant Program- currently accepting applications 
Applications are currently being accepted for Round 2 of the Johnstown Small Business Micro Grant Program for eligible businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Maximum grant awards are available up to $15,000. 

Weld County Business Recovery Program- no longer accepting applications 
Weld County approved $2 million in funding to support local “high risk” businesses mandated to close or significantly limit services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Application deadline was February 28, 2021. Click here for up-to-date information on potential future funding and grant program overview.  

Larimer County Personal Property Tax Payment Plan 
Businesses located within Larimer County experiencing hardship paying their personal property taxes due to the COVID-19 pandemic reach out to the Larimer County Treasurer’s office to discuss payment plan options. Click here for more information. 

SBA PPP & additional programs
Applications are currently being accepted for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) until May 31, 2021. PPP loans can be used to help fund payroll costs, including benefits. Additionally, funds can be used to pay for other business related expenses. Click here to get more information. 
The SBA has several other relief programs to assist businesses impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to get more information about which options are best for your business. 

Energize Colorado Gap Fund- Gap Fund Loans; coming soon The Energize Colorado Gap Fund will soon provide Gap Fund Loans to eligible businesses impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Click here to get more information. 

Additional Resources:

NOCO Recovers
NOCO Recovers provides up to date information on resources and programs available to businesses located in Northern Colorado. Click here for information. 

Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) 
The Town of Johnstown encourages businesses to visit the CDPHE Business Resource page to find the latest mitigation guidance aimed at assisting your business as you reopen while ensuring your customers and employees are safe. 

Colorado COVID Legal Relief (CCLR)
The CCLR was created to assist small businesses that need limited free legal advice regarding COVID-19 related issues with volunteer lawyers. Click here for more information regarding the CCLR and resources available to you. If you are a small business in need of legal advice please visit the website to complete the application. Keep in mind, completing the application does not guarantee you will be assisted.