The Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center is going to conduct a workshop on community development block grants and loans targeted to businesses hurt by flooding last September.
The U.S. Economic Development Administration will administer the grants of up to $10,000 and loans of up to $25,000 for businesses affected by the flooding in the Colorado Springs area and the rest of the Front Range.
Federal Programs Related to - Public Safety, Disaster Services, General/Other
Programs that seek to prevent, predict or mitigate the effects of disasters (e.g. fires, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes); prepare people to cope with disasters; or provide broad-based relief services to disaster victims. Also includes programs that rescue accident victims; provide first aid training and services; and/or offer safety education programs .
Programs that provide emergency planning, preparedness, mitigation, response, relief and/or recovery services prior to, during and after a disaster including fires, floods, earthquakes, or other emergency of natural or human origin. Disaster Mitigation Programs; Disaster Recovery Programs; Disaster Response Services; Emergency Management Programs
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Turly Humphreys, founder of Circle Sports, has just launched her second store in Dalston. Circle Sports is a social enterprise that has currently placed more than 60 young people in permanent employment.
Workshop on Community Development Block Grants for Flood-Affected Businesses