COVID-19 RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS & EMPLOYEES
COVID-19 Business Support Fund
Prowers Aggregate donates $100,000 to kick start the Southeast Colorado COVID-19 Business Support Fund - Grants for area and Prowers County businesses - click for details
Enterprise Tax Credits available for eligible contributions to support Southeast Colorado Businesses!
Small Business Administration - SBA CARES Act - assistance for disaster resources, grants and loans
Gov. Polis: COVID-19 Relief Fund Accepting Grant Applications
DENVER - Last week, Governor Jared Polis announced the launch of joint efforts to raise relief funds and volunteer efforts to address this public health crisis.
Help Colorado Now has raised $7.7 million dollars from nearly 4,000 individuals, foundations and companies since the fund launched. More than 9,000 volunteers including 2,000 health care volunteers have signed up to date.
The grant process has now begun and will be on a rolling basis. Those interested in applying for relief funds up to $25K can apply here.
Please refer to our links to City of Lamar and Prowers County for up to date information from these entities
City and County - Emergency Declarations
Meetings & Task Forces
MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING - Monday, May 18, 2020 -
Third Monday monthly, Noon - 1:00 PM
Business Retention & Expansion - Third Friday monthly, Noon - 1:00 PM
Business Attraction - First Monday monthly, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Workforce Development - TBD
Entrepreneurship & Small Business - Second Friday monthly, Noon - 1:00 PM
Quality of Life/Housing - TBD
Community Outreach, Marketing & Partnerships - TBD
*All meetings are held at the Prowers Economic Prosperity office at 223 S. Main Street, Lamar and by Zoom until the limit on persons attending meetings is lifted
Your Input Matters!
Please contact us with your ideas and suggestions as we work through the current COVID-19 crisis together.
How to help those affected by COVID-19
ECONOMIC PROSPERITY PLAN
Download the Full Economic Prosperity Plan for Prowers County.
223 South Main Street
P.O. Box 8
Lamar, Colorado 81052
The Annual Meeting scheduled for March 26, 2020 has been postponed until the COVID-19 events have passed and a new date can be determined. Thank you for your ongoing patience and support during these uncertain times.