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Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Brighton warns of COVID-19 Assistance Grants email scam


The City of Brighton has been informed that residents are receiving emails letting them know they have been approved for a COVID-19 Assistance Grant and need to set up a new bank account to receive funds. While the City does notify residents of awards via email, the City issues all grant funds either as a direct credit on your utility account or as a check. The City will never ask you to create a new account, ask for bank routing information or ask for payment to process your application or award. 

If you are ever unsure if a grant-related email is legitimate, please contact the City at 303-655-2276 for English or 303-655-2003 for Spanish assistance.

For a full list of the City’s current COVID-19 assistance programs, go to

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