Business Briefs: Deadline approaching for Silverthorne business grant program |

Business Briefs: Deadline approaching for Silverthorne business grant program


Deadline approaching for Silverthorne business grant program

The deadline for the Silverthorne Business Grant Program is quickly approaching. Silverthorne businesses that wish to apply for a grant of up to $10,000 must submit an application by 5 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 19.

The program, created in 2012, will distribute $40,000 in grants to local businesses. Grants fall into two categories: Site Enhancement Grants, for businesses wishing to install site improvements or architectural upgrades, and Economic Development Grants, for businesses that undertake capital investments (excluding working capital) that bring jobs, a unique amenity, a regional draw, vitality to the town’s commercial district or diversity to the town’s economy.

Applicants are encouraged to review proposed projects with town staff prior to submitting an application. Applications are available at Town Hall, or are available through the town’s website under the Business Improvement Grant Program.

Completed applications can be sent to or Silverthorne Business Grant Program, PO Box 1309, Silverthorne CO, 80498.

Grants will be reviewed by the Silverthorne Economic Development Advisory Executive Committee, and recommendations will be provided to town council for final determination. Awards will be announced by March 31.


Colorado Music Convergence Workshop

Breckenridge Creative Arts and Colorado Creative Industries are offering a weekend gathering to showcase independent artists, bands and industry professionals from around the state in Breckenridge this weekend. The three-day workshop will feature career development workshops, mentoring sessions, networking events and performances.

Registration is free, but capacity is limited for the workshop, which goes from Feb. 19-21. For more information, visit

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