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City of Aurora

15151 E Alameda Pkwy, Aurora, CO, 80012, US


2020 Aurora Restaurant Relief Grant Program Application

Receipt Number

You will be provided with a Receipt Number upon submission.


The city of Aurora is accepting applications for the Aurora Restaurant Relief Grant Program to provide $1 million in CARES Relief Funds provided from Adams and Arapahoe counties for economic assistance in the form of grants to restaurants in Aurora during the COVID-19 outbreak and economic downturn.  This round of grant funding will support restaurants to meet business rent and payroll expenses.  

Upon submission of the application, an eligibility review will take place and, if eligible, funds will be distributed.  Communication will take place through email at regarding this program.   In addition, begining on January 4th, 2021, applicants may call (720)826-9670 for questions regarding the program and the application process. Grants are available up to $10,000 so please make sure requests do not exceed this amount.


Privacy Information

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Business Information

Address or Location

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Business Established Date (Must be prior to May 1, 2020 to be eligible)

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List any other businesses affiliated with this business (including any that have common owners) also applying for this grant.  Failure to disclose this information could result in rejection of this application or repayment of any grant funds received. 

Affiliated Businesses

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Business Questions

Please check each statement acknowledging that you have read and affirm the information you have submitted within this application is true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.

Is your business located within the city of Aurora?

In 2019, did you have less than 50 combined full-time and part-time employees?

Is your business in good standing with the City of Aurora with respect to taxes, fees, loans, or other financial obligations to the City.

The business is engaged in activities that are legal under city and state law.

The business can meet program technical requirements including ability to provide financial records to support grant request.

If the business is a franchise, at least one of these items are true, please mark all applicable.

Has the business received or have a pending application for COVID-19 relief funding (e.g. Paycheck Protection Program, EIDL)?

Upon request, can you provide documentation supporting any of the following impacts to your business as a result of COVID-19? Click all that apply

How will your business use the grant funds? (Please check all applicable categories and enter estimated costs in the boxes provided below corresponding for each category selected). Applicants may be eligible for both categories if need is documented. Please note that home-based businesses are not eligible for rent assistance. In addition, sole-proprietor (i.e. single employee) businesses are not eligible for employee payroll assistance.

Is the business address a residence?

Is the business address a PO Box?

Total Amount Requested, not to exceed $10,000.

Demographic Questions:

Are you a:

What is the owner (or primary owner's) age? (Your response to this question will not impact eligibility)

What is your gender? (Your response to this question will not impact eligibility)

What is your ethnicity? (Your response to this question will not impact eligibility)

Are you a Veteran of the United States Armed Services:

Privacy Act Notice Statement: The City of Aurora requires the collection of the information listed in this form to determine an applicant’s eligibility for the Program. This information will be used to establish the level of benefits for which the applicant is eligible and to verify the accuracy of the information furnished. Information received from an applicant or as a result of verifying the applicant’s eligibility may be released to appropriate Federal, State, and Local government and local agencies, or when relevant, to civil, criminal, or regulatory investigators, and to prosecutors, Failure to provide any information may result in delay or rejection of your eligibility approval.

WARNING: Title 18, Section 1001 of the U.S. Code states that a person is guilty of a felony for knowingly and willingly making false or fraudulent statements to any department of the United States Government.


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The Aurora SBDC provides many services for small businesses including: Free business workshops, assistance, referrals to small business funding, and free, confidential one-on-one consulting conducted by a team of entrepreneurs and industry experts. If you need help, please go to and request a one- on-one appointment to be eligible for additional services.

Document uploads

Document uploads: W-9, and/or appropriate documentation to demonstrate COVID-related impacts, including but not limited to the following:

  1. Profit and Loss Statements
  2. Quarterly Income Tax Statements
  3. Monthly Payroll Statements
  4. Eviction Notice
  5. Notice of Delinquent/Missed Vendor Payments
  6. Letter from a Landlord

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