Help Colorado Now – State of Colorado COVID-19 response
Help Colorado Now coordinates statewide donations, volunteers, and requests for assistance. The Colorado COVID Relief Fund’s purpose is to raise and coordinate allocation of funds based on prevention, impact and recovery needs of community-based organizations in Colorado. This Fund is organized to ensure that the most acute community needs across the state are being addressed and that community voice is reflected in all funding decisions made over time. Through this Fund, eligible community-based organizations across Colorado may receive a general operating grant of up to $25,000. For more information, how to apply, and to learn more about the other programs facilitated through Help Colorado Now, visit their website.
Colorado Small Business Development Center
The Colorado SBDC Network exists to help businesses affected by recent disasters in Colorado including response to the current health crisis. Their consultants and partners, including the SBA, provide services to assist with disaster loan applications, long term planning, insurance navigation, physical and economic loss estimations, business preparedness and more. There is a link to an interactive map on the website that provides local contact information by region.
Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade has compiled a comprehensive list of state and federal COVID-19 announcements, programs, and information relevant to Colorado businesses. The office is also sponsoring weekly calls/webinars to share the latest information, which is also available on the website.
Colorado Nonprofit Association
Colorado Nonprofit Association leads, serves and strengthens Colorado’s nonprofit community to improve quality of life throughout Colorado. The association has compiled a list of information related to local funding opportunities and other resources in response to the health crisis, which is available on their website.
The Colorado Chamber has created a COVID-19 page with a list of information and resources. Please note: Tri-State is a member of the Colorado Chamber.
Nebraska Impact COVID-19 Relief Fund
The Nebraska Impact COVID-19 Relief Fund is a partnership between Nebraska Impact, the Nebraska Children and Families Foundation, and the Office of Governor Ricketts. The fund, which will be managed by the leadership of these entities, will provide direct aid to communities and organizations working to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak across Nebraska. Businesses and individuals can donate and learn more at:
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED)
A map of the DED regions along with contact information for field staff can be found here:
Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL)
The department has created a document titled “COVID-19 Related NDOL Employer Based Frequently Asked Questions,” which can be found here:
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
The department has a webpage dedicated to providing updated case information and a full list of Directed Health Measures by county:
Nebraskans can sign up for email updates from the department here:
DHHS has also created a dashboard that provides a visual representation of the number of cases in the state:
DDHS has created a guide for employers and businesses which covers tips for communicating with employees
and community partners as well as business planning:
Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
The chamber has created a COVID-19 toolkit for members and businesses as well as a list of information resources.
Please note: Tri-State is a member of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce.