Estes Park businesses receive $529K from flood recovery fund
Last Updated: 16:53 March 26, 2014
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:
Small businesses affected by the flood are still encouraged to apply for the third round of grant funding. The application deadline for the third round is the close of business Friday, April 11. Eligibility requirements and the application can be found here. Grants are subject to available funding and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
A total of $826,981 has been given to businesses so far, and $375,000 remains for the third round of funding.
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