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.
  • These loans provide up to $250 million in working capital loans to Colorado small businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • This program certifies communities that contribute to our state’s economy through creativity, culture, and the arts.
  • This credit enhancement is for businesses that typically struggle to get access to a bank loan.
  • This certification is given to businesses that are already offering employee ownership to 20% or more of their employees.
  • These loans help start-ups and small businesses that are underserved by traditional debt markets.
  • This position recognizes and supports Colorado musicians whose public service improves Colorado economically, socially, and culturally.
  • This federal program encourages long-term investments in designated low-income communities by giving investors tax incentives for investing in real estate projects.
  • The laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature by participating in readings and other events at the state capitol, schools, libraries, and literary festivals.
  • This fund provides helps small to medium-sized businesses negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic get loans.
  • This loan helps businesses in rural areas by giving loans and loan guarantees.
  • This loan gives businesses the funds to offset transition costs for Colorado businesses converting to an employee ownership structure.
  • This program encourages development in economically distressed areas of the state through tax incentives.
  • This award honors Colorado-based companies that have exported products or services for at least two years.
  • This award recognizes minority-owned for-profit businesses that contribute to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
  • Identify which certifications will help your small minority, veteran- and women-owned business bid on and win contracts with local, state, and federal governments.
  • The following lenders are possible sources of funding for small businesses in Colorado.