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Fort Collins, CO  80526

 

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City of Fort Collins Launches $1.5M Small Business Recovery Fund

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Now Open: NoCo Business Survey 3.o

Now Open: NoCo Business Survey 3.o Northern Colorado economic development focused organizations have been collaborating to understand business challenges since the Stay At Home Order was issued last March. Our previous surveys have helped inform elected officials, design assistance programs at the regional and municipal scale, apply for grant funding to support businesses and workers, and has helped us focus our efforts where we can make a difference to support our businesses. Please share 10 minutes of …

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CO Work-Share Program

This Page is brought to you by If you have questions on the Colorado Work-Share Program or any other HR concern please visit https://larimersbdc.org/what-we-do/consulting/ to schedule a free one-on-one consultation.

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Fake or Scam Mailings

Fake or Scam Mailings Starting a business puts you and your business into the public domain. Your address and information now live online (as a requirement), as do other pieces of information such as when you need to renew with the Colorado Secretary of State, whether you have employees, and whether you have a trademark. As a result of this required information being public, unsavory companies will have access to your information. These companies send …

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[Webinar] Coffee with the Small Biz Directors + Creative Recovery Strategies

This morning Larimer SBDC Director Mike O’Connell and Loveland Business Development Center Director Kat Rico were joined with Peggy Lyle and Franklin Taggart.  They talked to Creatives, Solopreneurs, and Artists around Northern Colorado who have found themselves up against new obstacles and opportunities during this time. 

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[Webinar] Coffee with the Small Biz Directors – PPP Loan Forgiveness

Larimer SBDC Director Mike O’Connell and Loveland Business Development Center Director Kat Rico, talked about business recovery resources and the SBA’s economic recovery programs. Lisa Leveillee, Senior Business Advisor with First National Bank and Ben McConnell, Co-founder and CEO of Blue Parable also joined Mike and Kat, to cover PPP loan forgiveness. If you missed this webinar please watch the question and answer session.

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NoCo Safety Supply

A marketplace for Northern Colorado small business safety gear Thank you Nick Armstrong, Owner of WTF Marketing for creating and sharing NoCO Safety Supply  *NoCoSafetySupply.com is a resource exchange for PPE (Personal protective equipment), cleaning, and safety supplies for businesses and the workplace in response to the increased demand from the COVID-19 pandemic. Post what you have or what you need to keep Northern Colorado employees and workplaces safe.               …

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[Webinar] Coffee with the Small Biz Directors – PPP loan and Unemployment Insurance Guidelines

Larimer SBDC Director Mike O’Connell and Loveland Business Development Center Director Kat Rico, talked about business recovery resources and the SBA’s economic recovery programs. Workforce Connections Team Coordinator Andrew Minor and co-owner of simply HR Tina Todd also joined Mike and Kat, to cover PPP loan and Unemployment Insurance Guidelines and Best Practices for the Small Biz Employer! If you missed this webinar please watch the question and answer session.

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NoCoRecovers

Your One Stop Shop for Recovery Information in Northern ColoradoThe intent of NoCoRecovers.com is to provide a single source of up-to-date information on potential funding resources available to support the business community of Northern Colorado.  Applications are now being accepted for the Larimer County Recovery Loan Fund to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Click here to view resources!

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Coffee with the Small Biz Directors & Adam Crowe

Please enjoy this  Zoom meeting with Larimer SBDC Director Mike O’Connell and Loveland Business Development Center Director Kat Rico, as they talk about business recovery resources and the SBA’s economic recovery programs. Larimer County Economic Development Manager Adam Crowe joined Mike and Kat,to cover CARES Act business recovery programs, including the new Pandemic Unemployment Insurance program. Watch HERE

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