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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 …

Olde Town Arvada Street Closures and Activation to begin Friday June 12th

As part of its next phase of recovery and support for local businesses, the Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District (BID) has worked with the City of Arvada to close select blocks to traffic beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, June 12, 2020. These closures are part of an effort to create an open-air, pedestrian-friendly environment that complies …

Arvada, Colorado…Safe and Open – Announcing new marketing campaign

The Arvada Resiliency Taskforce announced next steps in its proactive approach to helping businesses in the community reopen, following shutdowns during the  COVID-19 public health crisis, by announcing a Safe and Open campaign. The Arvada Resiliency Taskforce developed the Safe and Open campaign to help businesses communicate widely to the community a return to economic activity in accordance with public …

City of Arvada extends facilities closure through May 30

As part of its continued response to the COVID-19 health crisis, the City of Arvada has extended the closure of City facilities to the public through May 30, 2020. The extension provides additional time for the City team to evaluate facilities and services to help ensure that physical distancing and other safety measures are in …

City of Arvada extends facilities closure to May 10

The City of Arvada has extended the closure of its facilities to the public through May 10, following Governor Polis’ recent announcement regarding the upcoming end to the state Stay-at-Home Order after April 26. The closure extension is in alignment with state and local recommendations focusing on the safety and well-being of employees and the …

City supports 256 businesses with Emergency Small Business Loan Funds

Today, the City of Arvada announced the suspension of the Emergency Small Business Loan Fund, as available funding has been distributed to qualifying small businesses. Applicants who qualify for funding, but were not able to receive funding will be placed on a wait list. Loan recipients who receive additional funding through the Small Business Association …

City announces $2.5 million in support of local businesses

Today, the City of Arvada announced next steps in its proactive approach to helping the local business community survive the negative economic impacts of the COVID-19 public health crisis. The City is launching the Arvada Emergency Business Recovery Initiative, which includes the creation of an Emergency Small Business Loan Fund, a $2.5 million fund available …

Arvada extends Emergency Declaration to April 30; facilities closure to April 26

In alignment with the State of Colorado’s extension of the Stay-At-Home Public Health Order, the City of Arvada has extended the closure of its facilities through April 26. In addition, on April 6, the Arvada City Council extended the City’s Emergency Declaration through April 30. On April 3, Governor Polis announced a statewide recommendation that …