ARAPAHOE COUNTY, CO — The Arapahoe County CARES Program is launching, a $6 million grant program that will help businesses throughout the county, officials announced Wednesday.
“This is one of the first grant programs we’re launching through the Arapahoe County CARES Program, and it will provide crucial relief to businesses most affected by the COVID-19 shutdowns,” Arapahoe County Board Chair Nancy Sharpe said in a statement.
“These small and medium-size businesses are essential to our economy, and Arapahoe Advance is a step toward providing some stability through this transition to reopening.”
Advance Arapahoe’s first priority will be to fund employers within the boundaries of unincorporated Arapahoe County, as most businesses within incorporated communities can apply to relief programs through their jurisdiction, officials said. Award preference also will be