ESTES PARK - Twenty small businesses in Estes Park and the Big Thompson Canyon will receive $592,981 in grants to assist with recovery from the September floods.

The funds will be distributed from the United Way of Larimer County's Small Business Recovery Fund (SBRF). This marks the second round of grants awarded through the fund.

The money will be awarded during a ceremony to be held April 2 at Estes Park Town Hall, at 170 MacGregor Ave.

The SBFR was initiated through a partnership of the Bohemian Foundation, Blue Ocean Enterprises and the Richardson Foundation. The Richardson Foundation and Blue Ocean created a dollar-for-dollar corporate fundraising challenge match of up to $500,000 and the Bohemian Foundation initiated and seeded the Fund with $250,000.

The businesses and their award amounts will be as follows: