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Small Business


“Just don’t give up what you’re trying to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.”

— Ella Fitzgerald

We hope that these resources will allow you to maintain and thrive in your small business. If you have any resources you would like to share please feel free to email 

Grants Up to $15,000 Available to Small Local Businesses

Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) in partnership with Mile High United Way is opening a new Business Impact Opportunity Fund for small businesses negatively impacted by the pandemic and are experiencing ongoing challenges including involuntary business displacement, operating challenges, impacts from publicly funded construction or community activation and safety. 

Equity Funding Helps Small, Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses with Sustainability

Certifiably Green Denver is providing funding to help small, minority- and women-owned businesses become more sustainable. Small businesses that meet the SBA size standards and have a physical location in the City and County of Denver can receive up to $10,000 in an up-front grant towards projects that fit the program requirements. This program will be available until funding runs out.

Obtain Funding to Make Your Events More Sustainable
The City and County of Denver can help your next event go green! Funding is available now to help public events switch from disposable to reusable cups. $2,500 per permitted event is available. This funding aims to reduce your event's waste and make your event more sustainable. Event planners and organizers will partner with a reuse service provider that provides cups, collection bins, delivery and pick-up logistics, and sanitizing services. Funds are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Discounted FPBID Actively Monitored Security Camera Program

Overwatch Technologies is offering Five Points Neighborhood businesses 25% off security monitoring. Click here for more information.

Denver Partners Against Graffiti

Denver Partners Against Graffiti provides free graffiti removal assistance on business and residential properties within the City & County of Denver.  Visit to learn more

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