Submit a Thornton Start Up Grant Application Online

The Thornton Start Up Grant is designed to assist small business owners with starting, relocating or expanding their business in the city of Thornton. This grant assists with building improvements, cost of permitting and licensing, regulatory compliance, relocation costs, equipment, furniture and fixture purchases, façade improvements and signage. This program will reimburse pre-approved eligible expenses, up to the amount of the grant awarded. The business plan/strategic plan and application must be reviewed and approved by the grant review committee before an award letter will be issued.


Review ALL information here before submitting an application!

All information in the following application must be submitted or your application will be considered incomplete and may be discarded.
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  • If you have been in operation longer than 2 years, you must attach a Strategic Plan to include a detailed description of the following information: 1) Business Operation, product or service you bring to the Thornton community; impact you will have in the Thornton Community; how your business will operate; include management team and staffing information. 2) Why you chose this location to expand or relocate your business. 3) What your business goals are over the next 12 months. 4) How you intend to market your business location/expansion over the next 12 months. 5) What you project your profit margin to be over the next 12 months (please attach cash flow projection sheet). 6) How you intend to use the grant funding. 7) Approximate cost of total project and breakdown of each major category. 8) Please explain to the reviewers why your business should be chosen for the grant.
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    • **NOTICE: If you have been in operation for less than 2 years, please contact the Alliance Business Assistance Center to schedule a time to meet with one of our staff, 720.674.6547. You will be required to submit a business plan and participate in our Business Start Up workshops.**
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