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City supports 286 businesses, converts $2.8 million in business recovery loans to grants

The City of Arvada has announced additional support for the local business community and continued recovery from the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The City was able to support 286 businesses with grant funds that were fully converted from loans made earlier this year as part of the $2.5 million Emergency Small Business Loan …

Arvada, Colorado is committed to helping businesses thrive with new #InvestinArvada campaign

The Arvada Resiliency Taskforce announced next steps in its proactive approach to helping businesses in the community thrive, following shutdowns during the  COVID-19 public health crisis, by announcing an Invest in Arvada campaign. “Our local businesses are the heart of our community and as we move towards recovery we want to recognize and encourage the …

Arvada Economic Development Association, Exterior Improvements Grant Program is now accepting applications

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) Board of Directors approved funding for the 50/50 matching grant program and is now accepting applications. Businesses and property owners may apply for the grant anytime during the open application period based on available funds. AEDA created the Exterior Improvements Grant Program to support existing Arvada businesses and property …

Business Bulletins

Governor Polis Announces Statewide Mask Order

Governor Jared Polis announced a Statewide mask order, directing Coloradans to wear a face covering while indoors. This Executive Order goes into effect at midnight tonight. The Governor also provided an update on the State’s response to COVID-19. “Wearing a mask is an easy and highly effective way to significantly reduce the spread of COVID-19. …

Olde Town Arvada Announces Street Closures to Support Businesses

As part of its next phase of recovery and support for local businesses, the Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District (BID) is preparing for street closures this summer in an effort to create an open-air, pedestrian environment, able to comply with social distancing mandates while promoting economic growth for its local businesses. In collaboration with …

Gov. Polis Provides Update on Colorado Response to COVID-19, Announces StayAtHomeCO Guide

Governor Jared Polis provided an update today on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 and announced a stay at home guide for Coloradans. “Everyone is working hard, doing their part, and giving what they can so that we can defeat this virus and get back to normal life here in our great state. This is a critically …

Arvada Businesses Helping Out

My Kid’s Lunch, based in Arvada reshape student lunch program

A local student meal program that typically serves kids at schools has reshaped its service in response to school shutdowns because of the coronavirus. My Kid’s Lunch, based out of Arvada, is serving students about 12,000 meals — breakfast, lunch, and a snack — a day at multiple locations around the greater Denver area, said …

Great Harvest Bread Company in Arvada open and giving back to the community

The Great Harvest Bread Company located at 7745 Wadsworth Boulevard is doing its part by creating a community bread shelf. To learn more, visit Channel 7 

Goodwill Donates Hundreds of Scrubs to Nurses in Arvada

The donation helps nurses change frequently during the day and protect them as they treat patients with COVID-19. As the spread of coronavirus continues, first responders and medical workers remain on the front lines worrying about medical supplies running low. In response, many organizations are sending donations and helping in any way they can. Recently, …

Arvada in the News

Denver-area city governments step in to offer lifeline aid to small businesses – highlighting Arvada’s efforts

“I’m really proud of what is going on, not just around Arvada but around the region,” Marc Williams, Arvada Mayor said in an interview. Visit Denver Business Journal to read the complete story.

This Denver metro neighborhood is among the top 5 ‘hottest’ in the US for 2020

West Arvada is the fourth-“hottest” neighborhood in the U.S. for 2020, according to a new report by Seattle-based Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN).

The 10 most livable (and affordable) mid-sized cities of 2019

According to #SmartAsset Arvada, Colorado, the No. 1 city on the list, factors such as a strong job market and livable wages help boost its level of livability.

Special Announcement

City of Arvada NOTICE OF VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MEETING – June 2020 Recording

A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing platform.  Agenda items to be discussed are as follows: Economic Impact Fund Grant request from Footer’s Catering If you have questions or comments for the …

City of Arvada – NOTICE OF VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MEETING – Recording

City of Arvada NOTICE OF VIRTUAL CONFERENCE MEETING A virtual Board meeting will be held by the Arvada Economic Development Association on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm. The meeting will be held via Zoom Video Conferencing platform. Agenda items to be discussed are as follows: • Financial contribution to the Arvada Chamber of …