We believe in you and we need you. That’s why during the COVID-19 global crisis, we’re intensifying our support of small businesses. We also recognize that these events have impacted our entire community, across all sectors. Therefore, this program is also available to nonprofit organizations.
Survive & Thrive COS provides recovery funding in the form of low-interest loans of up to $25,000, mentorship and other resources to support resiliency and continue building healthy businesses and nonprofits. Exponential Impact, in partnership with the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and various other community partners, businesses, and local investors have teamed up to offer immediate relief services.
Click here to apply for Survive & Thrive COS. Small businesses looking for support can apply for emergency relief funding of up to $25,000, and will receiving mentoring and resources as well. Companies not seeking loans that would still like mentoring support can apply here as well. Applications closed April 30th.
Follow along here as we share updates on Survive & Thrive COS.
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Support small businesses when you make a donation or investment to Exponential Impact — a 501(c)(3).
100% of the fund dollars will to go to small businesses, and XI is not taking an administrative fee to run the program. However, individuals can support these effort through donations to XI. Support from contributors like you allow Exponential Impact to run the Survive & Thrive COS program.
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Our mentors are committed to helping small businesses and nonprofits make informed decisions about their operations, save jobs to the greatest extent possible, and equip their mentees with the resources and skills to emerge from this crisis more resilient in preparation for future disasters.
Click below to learn more about expectations, process, and timeline for being a Survive & Thrive mentor, and then apply.
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We’ve curated resources to provide more information to small business affected by COVID-19. How to receive funding and pivot strategies are among the resources we highlight.
CHECK OUT MORE RESOURCES
THANK YOU TO THE SURVIVE & THRIVE FUND CONTRIBUTORS
THE LANE FOUNDATION
H.A. AND MARY K. CHAPMAN CHARITABLE TRUST
COLORADO SPRINGS UTILITIES
THE DAKOTA FOUNDATION
WILLIAM H. DONNER FOUNDATION, INC.
EL POMAR FOUNDATION
COLORADO SPRINGS CHAMBER & EDC’S “FOUNDATION FOR COLORADO SPRINGS’ FUTURE”
COMMUNITY IMPACT INVESTMENT FUND OF PPCF
ENT FUND OF PPCF
FOUNDATION OF THE HEART
LYDA HILL PHILANTHROPY
NATIONAL CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION
NOR’WOOD DEVELOPMENT GROUP
PIKES PEAK BUSINESS RECOVERY FUND OF PPCF
CONNIE SCHMIDT FUND OF PPCF
SCRIPPS HOWARD FOUNDATION
DIRK AND JEANIE DRAPER
STEPHANIE AND KENT FORTUNE
JENIFER B. FURDA
CYNTHIA O. GOODWIN
NIKKI AND MARK HERMAN
LISA AND JAY JESSE
MIKE AND MAUREEN JURAN
ZACHARY AND NIKKI MCCOMSEY
JON AND BECKY MEDVED
MR. AND MRS. JOSEPH C. WOODFORD