Governor Jared Polis provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and announced the Special Evictions Prevention Task Force, as well as the Gap Fund application on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.
Governor Polis was joined by bill sponsors Senators Jeff Bridges and Faith Winter, along with Kent Thiry, Co-Chair of Energize Colorado, to announce the upcoming launch of the Gap Fund application. The application will go live on Monday, August 31. This fund will provide more than $25 million in small business loans and grants to boost small businesses that are the economic engines throughout the state. Sole proprietors, businesses and nonprofits with less than 25 full-time employees can apply for up to a $15,000 grant and a $20,000 loan for a possible combined total of $35,000 in financial assistance.
Press release: https://www.colorado.gov/governor/news/2846-gov-polis-provides-covid-19-update-launches-energize-co-gap-fund-application-special