Minority Business Office of Colorado
The Minority Business Office (MBO) is a team of passionate individuals, partners, and clients working to increase economic opportunity for minority, women, and veteran entrepreneurs across the state. As a division at OEDIT, the MBO is strategically placed to leverage relationships with other teams within OEDIT that span every type of business and every type of business owner in every industry imaginable.
The Minority Business Office has an established network of public, private, and government resources that can be leveraged by businesses of all types and sizes to help businesses get in front of the right people and increase prospects locally, nationally, or internationally.
The Minority Business Office also manages an online learning platform to offer essential content for learning about certifications, bidding, and more. Access the online learning platform for free.
Minority Business Programs and Funding
Business Foundations Technical Assistance Program
This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves.
Small Business Accelerated Growth
The program provides online learning modules along with personalized expert consultation, and grants of varying amounts.
International Trade Readiness for Small Businesses
This program provides a peek into resources available through our partners at the World Trade Center Denver to reach international markets.
Colorado Startup Loan Fund
This program provides loans to Colorado entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Minority Business Directory
This directory is Colorado’s most comprehensive database of certified minority-owned businesses.