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  Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) City Preparedness Update

The City and County of Denver is continuing to work with local, state, and federal partners to provide accurate information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the public. Help us spread facts, not fear.

Get COVID-19 information on Recovery Guidance & Planning, Support Services & Resources, Testing information, and learn more about the mask order and general guidance.

You can also view Denver's COVID-19 case and outbreak data.

Open For Business

Throughout the year, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) hosts public events focusing on business and workforce development, and promotes programs designed for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs. Did you know? Our OED@Commons staff inside the Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St., offers free advisory hours for small businesses -- both walk-ins and by appointment. Call 720.865.2225 before you set out, as our schedule is subject to change. You can also check out all business-building events at The Commons below:


Small Business Emergency Relief

A city-wide program that addresses the most immediate needs of the business community. The program prioritizes those industries that are most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, such as the food industry, nail salons, barbershops, home childcare providers, and retail shops. This program is for business owners within the City & County of Denver only.

Priority Neighborhood Small Business Fund

Intended to help micro and small businesses in some of Denver's most under-resourced neighborhoods, this program offers one-time grants up to $7,500 to business owners located within the 10 specific neighborhoods. Read more

Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund

This is a grant opportunity for Denver nonprofits to support them in continuing delivery of critical programs and services. Learn more


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Pay Online
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You can now pay online for the following services through the Office of Economic Development:


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RFPs and RFQs

DEDO offers a variety of funding opportunities to business, developer and nonprofit partners throughout the community.


Location & Hours
101 W Colfax Ave
Denver, CO 80202
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Denver Economic Development & Opportunity

Phone: 720-913-1999

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