Programs and Funding

  • This credit enhancement helps small and medium-sized businesses in Colorado access loans that they would otherwise not get because they do not have enough collateral.
  • This credit enhancement is for businesses that typically struggle to get access to a bank loan.
  • These loans help start-ups and small businesses that are underserved by traditional debt markets.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • This fund provides loans and small grants to Colorado entrepreneurs and small business owners needing capital to start, restart, or restructure a business, and those who are not able to obtain a loan from traditional lenders.
  • As a part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act, the federal government passed the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) bill to fund small business credit support and investment programs.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • The consultant can answer questions you may have about becoming an employee-owned company.
  • The peer network connects businesses considering employee ownership with already converted companies.
  • This grant reimburses businesses the funds to offset transition costs for Colorado businesses converting to an employee ownership structure.
  • This series of events addresses the need for community engagement and education during COVID-19 by providing webinars to the creative film and media community.
  • This toolkit provides resources and information on employee ownership to introduce you to the various business models.
  • This program provided free consulting services for businesses seeking opportunity zone investment.
  • This center provides technical assistance to businesses sell products and services to the federal, state, and local governments.
  • This grant and tax credit helps new businesses start in or move into rural, economically distressed areas and hire new employees.