Energize CO Gap Fund Applications Go Live on August 31
 
Energize Colorado has announced that applications for grants and loans through the Energize Colorado Gap Fund will open on Monday, August 31, 2020. 
Small businesses with fewer than 25 full-time employees can apply for support through a mixture of grants and loans, up to a maximum of $15,000 in grants and $20,000 in loans for a possible combined total of $35,000 in financial assistance. Learn more below.
 
Application Information
 
On Monday, August 31 the official application will be posted on Energize Colorado's website including frequently asked questions and additional information about eligibility.
 
The application process is not first-come, first-served and will be distributed in phases. Applicants are encouraged to be thoughtful in their responses as not all applications are guaranteed approval.
 
Energize Colorado will provide interested applicants with assistance during the process through their mentorship program.
 
Questions about the Gap Fund?
 
You can call the Energize Colorado hotline at 1-800-471-0628. It is open seven days a week from 6 am to 6 pm. You can also email GapFundSupport@energizecolorado.com.
Additional Low-Interest Loan Opportunities

City of Glenwood Springs Revolving Loan Fund – available to businesses in City limits; interest rates capped at 3.0%; flexible terms

Colorado Lending Source Emergency Loans for Rural Colorado - $10,000 loans for small businesses in rural Colorado; fixed 3.0% interest rate; payments deferred for six months

Colorado Department of the Treasury CLIMBER Fund – loans averaging $100,000 provided to 1,000 of the hardest hit businesses in Colorado; coming in October 2020