Pandemic Business Assistance Resources

The City of Thornton Economic Development Office is here to support your business through this unprecedented and difficult time. The nation’s situation and response is changing by the hour and we are doing our best to stay on top of the information and resources available to you.

What do the Safer At Home levels mean?

COVID dial with purple

Note: Adams County is currently at Level Yellow (Updated Feb 6, 2021)

General Tips & Information:

  • Your Landlord – Your property owner is facing this unknown time with you and many are offering deferrals and abatement options. Let them know what you need to recover from the financial crisis you are facing.
  • Your Bank – Nationwide, banks are offering deferrals of interest, mortgages and fees to help the small business community. Contact your bank and/or lender to find out what options are available to you.
  • Workers Comp & Other Insurance – some companies are working with policy holders to defer payments at this time.
  • United Power/Xcel Energy/City of Thornton Utilities – They don’t want you to be concerned about losing vital utilities. The utility providers are committed to work with individual customers on payment plans.
  • City of Thornton has a Community Information Page on its website.
  • Thornton 2020 Restaurant Guide – many of Thornton’s local eateries and drinkeries are offering discounts, delivery, drive-thru, and carry-out options.
  • Gift Cards – Are you interested in selling your products, services, or gift cards online to supplement your current business income? Contact Adam Bundy at Blue Ink Design at for more details.

Small Business Resources:

COVID-19 Updates:

Business Support Services:

Business Financial Resources:

Informational Webinars & Online Resources:

MiCasa YouTube Channel

SBA Learning Center

North Metro SBDC YouTube Channel

North Metro Economic Development Directors & State Business Support Services

Tips to Access Capital During COVID-19 and Beyond

Position Your Business for the Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery

Video Guide to Applying for Paycheck Protection Program