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Clear Creek CARES About Business Grant Program

Updated: Aug 17, 2020



Clear Creek County has received Federal Cares Act funding to provide financial support to Residents, Business Owners, and Local Governments with impacts from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Economic Shutdown. In collaboration with the towns of Georgetown, Silver Plume, Empire, and the City of Idaho Springs the County has developed a new “Clear Creek Cares Business Grant Program” to provide economic support to local businesses.


Grants will be awarded in the amounts of $5,000 - $20,000 and are intended to pay for essential business-related expenses like payroll, rent, mortgages, utilities and supplies.

Eligible Businesses are those that generate sales tax, operate on commercial property and meet the following conditions:

  • Have been in operation prior to 3/5/2020 AND be open at the time of application

  • Have at least 1 W2 Employee

  • Should have closed or been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 State and/or County Public Health Order

  • Be in good standing at the municipal and county level

  • Must provide EIN #

The deadline to submit your application is Friday, September 11, 2020.

An optional application workshop will take place on August 31, 2020 at 6pm via Zoom.

Please visit www.clearcreekcounty.us/covid19 to learn more about the grant and to apply.

For questions, please contact Alyssa Dinberg, Recovery Manager at adinberg@clearcreekcounty.us or 970-389-4269.


Click the link to apply: Grant Application

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