Colorado Launches CLIMBER Small Business Loan Fund

COLORADO - Today, the Colorado Department of the Treasury, Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA), and Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) launched the Colorado Loans for Increasing Mainstreet Business and Economic Recovery (CLIMBER). CLIMBER is a statewide loan fund that will provide up to $250 million in working capital to Colorado small businesses through 2023. 

722 Individuals, Businesses and Organizations awarded $7.4 million through the Colorado Arts Relief Grant

DENVER— Colorado Creative Industries (CCI) announced today that 722 grantees have been awarded $7.4 million in COVID-19 economic relief funding through the Colorado Arts Relief Fund. This fund was made possible by the Colorado legislature during the Colorado special session in December 2020. 

2020 Colorado Creative Economy Report Reveals Critical Role Creative Industries Play in State’s Recovery and Resiliency

DENVER -- The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced the findings of the 2020 Colorado Creative Economy Report (PDF) with Initial Impacts of COVID-19. The report was prepared in collaboration with OEDIT’s Colorado Creative Industries division and Dr.

State partners with legal community to create Colorado COVID Relief offering limited, free legal advise

Volunteer Network to Help Businesses Navigate Mounting Legal Needs
Countless Colorado small businesses, the backbone of the state’s economy, face unprecedented operational challenges due to the economic impact of the COVID-19 emergency. The wide-ranging impact of the pandemic on local businesses poses a broad range of legal questions that further strains their limited resources.