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Mancos Business e-News | January 26, 2021
Montezuma County Moves to Level Yellow
"Under Level Yellow, restaurants and gyms can go to 50% capacity indoors or 50 customers, whichever is fewer, with social distancing protocols. Last call for restaurants is 11 p.m."

Highlights
Apply Now for Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Programs
Grants for up to $500,000 are available for large scale, collaborative projects that will have a broad, industry-wide impact and include multiple stakeholders or partners.

Checkout the Southwest Colorado Disaster Assistance & Economic Recovery Website
The SWCODA website is a repository of resources for residents, businesses and visitors to Southwest Colorado. This site was activated in response to the novel COVID-19 pandemic to support individuals in need and businesses in economic recovery.

Apply for PPP Funding
Mancos small businesses play a huge role in Southwest Colorado's economy. Paycheck Protection Program funds are here to help keep you open. Last year, Colorado businesses secured $10 billion in PPP funds, and $6 billion in new funds is now available.

News Roundup
Colorado Sets Feb. 22 for Start of Second Phase of New Federal Unemployment Benefits
Out-of work Coloradans who had exhausted their pandemic benefits last year have been waiting since Dec. 26 for the additional money to become available.

Creating a Post-Covid Business Plan
Harvard Business Review
To plan for a post-pandemic world, businesses must understand what your stakeholders’ behaviors will look like after the pandemic. Some behaviors will return to their pre-crisis state; others will be transformed; and others will disappear entirely.

Upcoming Events
Trout Tank Sustainability Pitch Accelerator
All startups and existing businesses with a sustainability focus are welcome to apply. If you have an idea, product, or service that addresses a water-related or environmental sustainability challenge, you are a fit for this program. Applications are due February 15.

Bring the Magic Back to Entrepreneurship

It’s time to bring the magic back with this free and fun interactive event! We’re conjuring all creatives, makers, and witchcrafters to join our community partners as they host a virtual event like no other.

Where: Online
When: 4 - 5 p.m. | Feb. 17
Cost: FREE
Presented By: Southwest Colorado SBDC

Cortez Leading Edge - Class #1

The LEADING EDGE™ Strategic Planning Series is an intensive and hands-on course designed to help entrepreneurs with comprehensive training on starting and operating a small business. The course will help both start-up and existing businesses. 

Where: Online
When: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | March 23
Presented By: Southwest Colorado SBDC

Resources
117 N. Main Street
Mancos, CO 81328
Phone: 970-533-7725
Fax: 970-533-7727