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The mission of the SBDC is to help existing and new businesses grow and prosper. We offer free and confidential one-on-one consulting, free or low-cost, high-value training, and special events. We serve the Aurora and Arapahoe, Douglas and south Jefferson Counties. The city of Aurora is host to the SBDC with a fully-staffed office, with additional offices for consulting by appointment only and various workshops in Centennial and Englewood.

Aurora Small Business Grant

For inquiries about your application status concerning the recent Aurora Small Business Grant Rescue Program, contact:  720-892-0620 | ARPAGrants@auroragov.org (program is now closed).

P
ara consultas sobre el reciente Programa de Subsidios de Rescate para Pequeños Negocios de Aurora, 
llame al 720-892-0620 o ARPAGrants@auroragov.org (el programa ya esta cerrado).

Impacted by COVID-19?  Apply for the Aurora Small Business Grant from June 27 to July 13, 2022, funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.  Qualifying businesses operating in March 2020 or earlier may apply for a grant of up to $10,000. Qualifying pandemic startups that began anytime from April 2020 through December 2021 may apply for a grant of up to $5,000.  Funding may be used to support working capital, daily operations, payroll, equipment, personnel and more.
AuroraGov.org/ARPAGrants | Questions?  ARPAGrants@auroragov.org | (720) 892-0620

¿Ha sido afectado por COVID-19?  Programa de Subsidios de Rescate para Pequeños Negocios de Aurora — Llene una solicitud del 27 de junio al 13 de julio del 2022, para el Aurora Small Business Grant Rescue Program de $2.5 millones de la ciudad de Aurora, financiado por el American Rescue Plan Act (Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense).  Los negocios elegibles que operan desde marzo de 2020 o antes pueden solicitar subsidios de hasta $10,000. Nuevos negocios elegibles que iniciarion durante la pandemia y han estado en operacion entre abril del 2020 y diciembre del 2021 pueden solicitar subsidios de hasta $5,000.  Los fondos se pueden utilizar para respaldar el capital circulante, las operaciones diarias, la nómina, el equipo, el personal y más.
AuroraGov.org/ARPAGrants | Para preguntas:  ARPAGrants@auroragov.org | (720) 892-0620

Strategic Management Tools

We encourage existing businesses to take this series of four webinars. A consultant will review your business model or your completed short and flexible business plan at the conclusion of the series. There is time between sessions to complete assignments.

Four Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:30 PM June 2, 16, 30 and July 14, 2022

Business Boost Program

For micro businesses: Give yourself a Business Boost!
Attend a virtual summer series of trainings beginning June 14th to help build a basic foundation for your entry into the world of entrepreneurialism.  Learn about digital business tools and processes to increase operational efficiencies.  

This program is designed to enhance the operations and scalability of small/micro-businesses to thrive in a digital world.  In cooperation with the Community College of Aurora, Arapahoe County, Douglas County, and Arapahoe/Douglas Works!

Link to English flyer (links to classes):  https://bit.ly/3xqwURg

Programa de Business Boost – clases en español:  https://bit.ly/3H2KltK

Aurora Safety and Security Grant

$3 million Aurora Safety and Security Grant Program

Funds allocated to eligible applicants may be used to make physical changes related to lighting, alarms, cameras, windows, entrance doors and mirrors, allowing law enforcement to more efficiently and effectively respond to public safety issues. The installation work will be awarded to city-approved, local contractors that can answer a call to service that has been posted.  Eligible applicants will go through a Safety and Security Assessment with the Aurora Police Department to identify and approve upgrades. Grant funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis, until June 30, 2023, or earlier if funds are exhausted.  For more on eligibility criteria and to apply, visit AuroraGov.org/ARPAGrants. For questions, call (720) 892-0620.  Para información en español, llame al 303-326-8808.