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Black Hills Energy Utility Assistance Fund

PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a member business of the Latino Chamber of Commerce to apply for funds. If your business is currently facing a disconnect, please immediately call Ada Holguin at (605) 877-5032. Once you have contacted Ada, please immediately complete the form below. Limited funds are available.

Below are all the fields and documents required for ALL businesses seeking Utility Assistance through the Business Utility Assistance Program. These funds are available through a contribution by Black Hills Energy and are being distributed by the Latino Chamber of Commerce. This checklist outlines all documents that are required for consideration of assistance. Documents must all be submitted to the Latino Chamber of Commerce by the applicant. The Latino Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for acquiring any documents on behalf of the applicant.

Please call us if you have questions and would like assistance with your situation. Qualified applicants should be a small business that is a Black Hills Energy electric customer. Types of businesses can include restaurants, bars, hair salons, nail salons, gyms, retail, auto shops, churches, etc.

To comply with program guidelines, applicant must submit the following to the Latino Chamber of Commerce:
 Consent to disclose utility customer data form (Copy and paste this link in your internet browser:

A business can request a maximum of $1500 per EIN number (max. 2 meters) for one-time assistance through this program applied to the business's Black Hills Energy account. The amount a business receives shall not create a credit on an account.

Applications are to be submitted via this form to the Latino Chamber of Commerce. Paper applications are also available at the Latino Chamber of Commerce office located at 215 S. Victoria Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81003.

For any questions or concerns regarding this application and required documents, please contact Noah Commerford at 719-542-5513 or at
This can be found on your utility bill. PLEASE NOTE: these relief funds are for eligible electric customers only!
Service Address:
Please provide business address for the location receiving service from Black Hills.
Primary Contact:
Please note: A maximum amount of $1,500 can be requested per EIN number (max 2 meters).
Which of the following apply to your situation and are reasons for your request of support? (please select all that apply)
How did you hear about the Utility Assistance Fund? *
Were you facing a disconnect notice prior to completing this application? *
Please be sure to sign the Consent to Disclose form. (Copy and paste this link in your internet browser to access the document: This document must be signed and submitted for your application to be complete.
By submitting this form, you understand that this does not guarantee funding, as funds are limited and applications are being reviewed on a first come, first serve basis. By summitting this form, you also agree to be contacted by a representative from Black Hills Energy who can share with you more about programs and resources that could assist your business with energy savings measures long term.

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